Saddle patterns?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chickengal505, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Songster

    1,650
    17
    163
    Jan 4, 2010
    Bolivia N.C
    I've got two hens who are in need of saddles. One had been injured by a hen and is in isolation. When I let her out with the rest of the flock to free range, my rooster mounts her so much it always re-opens her wounds, AND she's gonna be in a book trailer I have to do for a class and I dont want her back painted purple for it [​IMG] not that hippie tie-die with smily faces is much better but you see what I mean. The other is a shy little girl and the rooster's favorate she's lossing all her pretty back feathers. So I've got my fabric but I just need a pattern. Can any of you help me? Thanks in advance
    -Holly
     
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2011
  2. Sooner

    Sooner My kids Mom!

    6,665
    12
    246
    Mar 22, 2009
    Oklahoma
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2011
  3. terrilhb

    terrilhb Songster

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    go to backtobasic.com. I started chicken saddles yesterday they are not hard to make. Good luck.
     
  4. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Songster

    2,260
    10
    204
    Feb 1, 2009
    Lexington, KY
    I actually made some for my girls a few years ago. They're VERY easy - I just cut rectangles out of an old pair of jeans, then cut two small holes for the wings. They lasted well (still have them), and no sewing required! They're not as cute as a lot of purchased ones, but they definitely did the job.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: