saddle feather

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Synonyms for saddle feather

a long narrow feather on the back (saddle) of a domestic fowl

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Wing-bay and saddle feather colors and patterns (%)
Mostly, Naked-neck chickens possessed dark- brown or dark reddish-brown saddle feathers (31%), followed by black/gray (22%) and off-white (16%).
High-quality saddle feathers, on the other hand, often measured 12 inches or more contributing to their appeal.
in western Colorado, one of the world's largest producers of fly-tying feathers, the roosters live about a year while their saddle feathers - the ones on the bird's backside and the most popular for hair extensions - grow as long as possible.
The craze has also left hairstylists scrambling to find rooster saddle feathers, as fly shops hold onto a select few for their regular customers.