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Uses for Feathers??

Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by MamaDragon, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. MamaDragon

    MamaDragon Songster

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    Greetings All!

    With all these chickens moulting feathers everywhere..... Anyone got some uses for them?

    I know about feather pillows and down comforters, but that's the limit to my knowledge. I KNOW my grandma would of had something she could do with them, but she's long gone.

    Can't feed them back to the chickens, don't have a compost pile this year, so those are out.

    Thanks,

    Kathy
     
  2. banter

    banter Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    Raymond Maine
    Dreamcatchers
     
  3. momofdrew

    momofdrew Songster

    Vests
     
  4. RASTACHICKI

    RASTACHICKI In the Brooder

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    i tie fishing flies with our feathers. Mix in several different breeds of feathers for fanstastic color and variety that a fish just can't stand not trying. It's fun too!!!
     
  5. ChickenTender63

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    thats a whole lot of fishing lures right there though. lol
     
  6. MamaDragon

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    How in the world do you make a vest out of chicken feathers??
     
  7. ChickenTender63

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    with a little tar, and a lot of feathers.

    Sorry, I couldn't resist.
     
  8. ChickaD

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  9. ChandlersChickens

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    My cat likes to play with them [​IMG]
     
  10. mychookschick

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    Aug 28, 2009
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    make and then sell quill pens!! they are sooo much fun! if you are interested I can post the directions.

    P.S. All those ideas are brilliant... I wish I new how to make some of those!
     

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