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My instructable for the egg contest! what could be more related to eggs than chicken? Make your hens happy and get delicious eggs as thanks. chicken...
you'll need: scissors pins thread needle sewing machine fabric (jeans work great) elastic rubber band a mid-sized button pattern
this pattern works for big chicken like Brahma or orpington. you'll have to try out with a piece of paper if it fits on your hens.
fold your fabric once you'll end up with with 2 layers or: fold your fabric twice so you can cut out 2 pattern at the same time you'll end up wit.h f...
Now pin the pattern to the fabric see the pictures for the position.
take your scissors an cut out the pattern. you need 2 sheets of it.
pin the sheets (inside out ) together.
now the sewing part comes in. sew ca. 0,2inches from the sides. sew around but leave an opening so you can turn the inside ut later see the picture...
turn the inside out trough the opening you left. close the opening by sewing it .
add the elastic rubber band - depending on the band you're using stretch it a little before sewing it on. ( if it's very elastic stretch it more while...
now sew the button in the middle of the saddle (see picture) with needle an thread you'll need the button for fitting adjustments on the hen. - the...
get your hen dressed :) if shes got sore you may add some ointment first. secure and adjust the elastic band by wrapping it around the button. not to...
to prevent your hens from sore you can give the rooster a pedicure. pick him at night from the roost - it's easyier than trying to catch him at dayl...
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