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Why would I need to put a chicken in a diaper?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by thiscantbethishard, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. thiscantbethishard

    thiscantbethishard Hatching

    Nov 11, 2008
    I know this is not the right place to ask this but i am lost on this subject. Answers Please!!

  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Some like to bring their birds inside, keep house chickens, or use it when a bird needs medical care indoors.
  3. Ladyhawke1

    Ladyhawke1 Songster

    Your question was: "Why would I need to put a chicken in a diaper?"
    Quote:Answer: Because they will keep crying if you don't. [​IMG]
  4. JHaller

    JHaller In the Brooder

    Sep 23, 2008
    Austin TX
    A diaper allows the chicken to be taken to the Retirement Home, when the other pets get to visit. Many folks welcome the memories, as well as the company of animals.
  5. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    because it's easier than trying to scrub all that chicken poo out of your new carpet <vbg>

  6. waynesgarden

    waynesgarden Feathers of Steel

    Mar 30, 2008
    Oxford County
    "Why would I need to put a chicken in a diaper?"

    It Depends.

  7. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    cause pants are just too long for them?? [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    I currently have a chicken in a diaper in my house because...

    1) She's a polish, and the others picked out most of her crest, leaving her head looking like a strawberry. Hence, she can't be in the hen house.

    2) We don't have a second hen house.

    3) Put her in the rabbit hutch, but our rabbit is a lonely little boy and has a crush on her [​IMG]

    4) Put her in the big brooder box with the packing peanuts, but she picks on them.

    5) Put her in a wire dog kennel in the house, but it has a plastic bottom so I put wood chips in there, and she keeps kicking them all out, all over the floor.

    6) Put her in the little brooder box all alone, and mixed the little cochin babies with the packing peanuts, and then I couldn't reach the cochins to hold them without looking at the peanuts (who I can't get attached to cuz I'm going to eat).

    7) I really like her, and I don't want the other chickens to kill her, so she is in the house until her crest feathers back out and we have a separate coop for the bantam cochins and her.
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member 10 Years

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
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  10. redoak

    redoak Songster

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    To keep your dogs from eating free range chicken poop. Especially if your dogs like to lick your face.

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