Some folks call feedsack fabric Chicken linen. Since the main source for many people was the bags that contained their chicken feed, the term is appropriate. A couple of our favorite chicken feed sacks are shown here:
But of course, the sacks above were not reused until the printing was washed out. On the other hand, there are many printed feedsacks that also have more than one reason to be called chicken linen:
Some show chickens or roosters among various kitchen items:
And others show chickens in the farm setting, including last but hardly least, the weathercock, tirelessly pointing the wind direction from atop the farmhouse or barn.