Safety-Conscious Chicken Given High Visibility Jacket!
If you thought high visibility jackets were just for people,
guess again! We’ve just found out about a very safety-conscious hen who’s been
given her own personal protective equipment to help her cross the road safely
whenever she pops to the shops.
Snowdrop the hen regularly takes herself away from the coop
to go for a stroll around Bridge of Earn in Perthshire and to keep her safe,
her owners fitted her out with her own high vis vest, the Daily
Norma MacLeod is the manager of Moncreiffe Care Home where
Snowdrop currently resides and told the news source: “The road can be fairly
busy and she’d crossed it a few times because people at the bus stop were
giving her crumbs. Snowdrop wanders into the Co-op every day. She’s a rebel but
she’s very friendly.”
What we especially like about this story is that Snowdrop
makes it from her coop to the Co-op on a regular basis – who doesn’t love a
good play on words?
And while this might sound like a frivolous tale, dressing
animals up in high vis is certainly a good idea, especially if you live in a
high traffic area and often take your pets out at night. You can buy collars,
jackets and more in fluorescent colours, and can even buy flashing tags to
attach to your animals to really alert people to their presence.
After all, we’re a nation of animal lovers and why shouldn’t
we afford our beloved pets the same protections that we would our children and
Written by Ad Rank One at 12/05/2017