Re: Flight Suits/Harness
Posted by Kelsey on 8/25/05
On 8/25/05, Cheryl wrote:
> On 8/25/05, Kelsey wrote:
>> Has anyone here ever used a Flight Suit or Feather Tether on
>> any of your birds?
>> I've been thinking about trying this out so my Lillie can be
>> outside with me and me not worry about her flying off (even
>> though her wings are clipped, I made the mistake once of
>> thinking my bird couldn't fly and I don't want to relive
>> that again). Also, if the flight suits work like they are
>> supposed to and keep the poop off of her AND off of me, and
>> the floor, and the couch, etc...that would be great. I would
>> like to be able to take her with me also to my family's
>> houses, but I don't want her making a mess (poop) in their
>> houses. Anyway, just wondering. Thanks!
> I've used something similar to the Feather Tether on my Red
> Belly...I'll have to look for the company, becasue it was far
> superior to the Feather Tether...The hardware on the Feather
> Tether (to me anyway) is too big and cumbersome for a bird,
> but I know there are many who use them...Best to start on a
> young bird, or else your bird will probably give you hell for
> even trying to put it on, LOL
> The flight suits, I have never tried...if you do try them,
> remember to take it off often to "dump" the poop...Leaving it
> on for too long at a time coudl cause poop build up to touch
> the bird and really irritate it, or cause an infection.
If you find the name of the company, please let me know, i am
very interested in trying to use one of these...my senegal
spends a majority of the time when I am home out of her cage and
climbing all over her human jungle gym :) so it would be great
to not have to poop check all the time lol. I might try both and
see which one is better. Thanks!