Who saves feathers???

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Nicole01, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Am I the only crazy one saving the feathers? I'm going to try and make a feather pillow with the down feathers and the others will be used in craft projects for the kids. I only pick out the poop free ones. I'm not quite sure how I'll wash them, maybe in bleach water. My chicks are already losing a ton of feathers. I have a pretty darn good collection going.

    We have turkey and pheasant feathers too. [​IMG]
     
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  2. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    I have a whole vase full of chicken and Turkey feathers! Like you, I only pick the poopless ones!

    I always feel lucky when I get a rooster feather! [​IMG]
     
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Not me!!! I'm allergic to them!
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    NoseyChickens makes jewelry out of hers. Glass encased for necklaces. You should see her etsy shop!!!
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm glad I'm not the only one! [​IMG]

    Rodriguzepoultry, that is awful. I sit and pet my chicks daily. I couldn't keep them if I was allergic.

    I'll have to check out Noseychickens jewelry! How cool is that?
     
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    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I save feathers for a lady in my city who makes and sells jewerly.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Thanks!
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Thanks!

    Your welcome [​IMG] Her stuff is gorgeous.
     
  10. prairiehen74369

    prairiehen74369 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I save feathers I'm in aw of the beautiful feathers our birds are covered with. POLK-DOTTED, striped.the royal palm turkey who looks like his feathers have been dipped in black I could go on and on I find these different feather patterns confirmation that there is indeed a higher power. [​IMG]
     
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