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what is a chicken saddle?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by random, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. random

    random Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i know that the name itself is pretty self-explanitory, but i was wondering if any 1 had a pic cuz id like to know what 1 looks like...just for curiosities sake...
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  3. HidingInTheHenHouse

    HidingInTheHenHouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought a chicken saddle covers the back to protect that area while feathers regrow or from a not so gentle rooster? The link is to a diaper, which I don't think is the same thing.
     
  4. random

    random Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes...i thot it was for roo protection too...? [​IMG]
     
  5. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Yep, sorry I grabbed the wrong link. Me's tired. [​IMG]
     
  7. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a pic of Tosca in hers. She's a tiny bit irritated but by the second day she was a little pro in one. [​IMG]

    It's for bare backs/shoulders while the hen (or roo) is moulting or protection from the roo's feet when he goes to mate. I also use it on my girl to help her in cold weather.
     
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    eheheheheheh I was going to say it is smaller than an English saddle but similar to a racing flat with really short stirrups.
    My hens look good in their pretty saddles!
     
  9. Grant6411

    Grant6411 RIP Steven

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    you know, im only 4 foot 6 so i think i should get a saddle and ride one of those giant plymoth rocks around. how much miles to the water do you think i'd get? and how much chicken-power is in the all new toyota taplymothrockcoma?


    lol i hope i get some ppl loling after me
     
  10. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    LOL,,, I'm wayyyyy to tall to ride a chicken, even Nugget! [​IMG]
     

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