saddle feather

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Noun1.saddle feather - a long narrow feather on the back (saddle) of a domestic fowl
hackle - long slender feather on the necks of e.g. turkeys and pheasants
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For those who insist on the long saddle feathers, Cote's recommends Whiting 100-packs, which are sized to the dry fly you wish to tie.
The male's neck and saddle feathers are lustrous green-black laced with a rich mahogany red.
High-quality saddle feathers, on the other hand, often measured 12 inches or more contributing to their appeal.