The sixties are over, OK? Time to get your bird to start wearing a bra.
Crazy K Farm Pet and Poultry Products makes bras for birds. Seriously. The Birdy Bra is designed to support the crops of chickens and other birds. The crop is a muscular pouch where birds stash food prior to digestion. Birds sometimes have problems with their crops, such as slow emptying of the crop or a pendulous crop (where the crop has been stretched and looks pendulous, just like, er, well, it’s just pendulous, OK?).
Crop problems can be very serious, and sometimes support of the crop can relieve symptoms. Crazy K Farm’s patent-pending Birdy Bra not only supports the slow or pendulous crop, it protects a bird’s chest from being pecked. The chest is a common location for hens to peck, and once blood is drawn, the pecking can escalate and result in infection or even death.
The Birdy Bra was the second-highest vote-getter in the Tack & Farm Products category of Pet Product News International’s Retailers’ Top Pick Awards.
But does it come in tie-dye?
The Birdy Bra is of course available in a variety of colors as well as a Sherpa-paneled model (fake lambs-wool) for parrots who nervously pick at their own feathers, causing damage to themselves. The Sherpa-panel occupies them safely.
The Birdy Bra comes in various sizes for all types and ages of birds.
♫ ♫ I’m a model you know what I mean
And I do my little turn on the birdwalk…
Yeah on the birdwalk, on the birdwalk yeah
I do my little turn on the birdwalk…
I’m too sexy for my bra, too sexy for my bra
Too sexy by far.
And I’m too sexy for my crop,
Too sexy for my crop, you think I should stop? ♫ ♥
Humane Society of Greater Dayton shelter challenge success
Speaking of support, over $28,000 was raised in 20 days in the Proctor & Gamble shelter makeover challenge, benefitting the Humane Society of Greater Dayton. The makeover will take place on September 22, 2011. P&G agreed to match up to $25,000 of donations received for the makeover. The full amount to be matched was raised – and then some!
After the final totals came in, the Humane Society ended up raising $28,667.85 in 20 days of fundraising. The extra money raised means more projects will be completed on the day of the makeover. “Our supporters really stepped up during this matching gift challenge. We sincerely appreciate their help”, says Dudley Bray, Director of Development.
The Humane Society of Greater Dayton is still accepting donations. When you donate, you’ll have the option to upload a picture of your pet to be featured in a collage on the day of the makeover.
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