what are chicken saddles and do they help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Jennings Gamefowl, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Jennings Gamefowl

    Jennings Gamefowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what are chicken saddles and what do they help? i have a silkie who had enough of a roo and just wondering if these would help her
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    from my understanding.. a saddle is for the Back of the hen-SO that when the roo pounces om her he doesn't cut her up with his spurs. This "saddle" protects her feathers and her skin from being blugeoned to death over and over..
     
  3. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Another mystery solved!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    you bet! havent used them yet but it looks like I might have too-MY 1 roo has picked a favorite out of my 3 hens!!!
     
  5. Jennings Gamefowl

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    thanks do you know where i can get some for my silkie
     
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