Bath Pan & the Girls Questions

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by SteveBaz, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They were scared of it
    Now its a drinking pan
    Poop in Pan
    Wont get in and splash
    I read somewhere they like to swim / splash / bath Whats up? The Pan is a nice one
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    Any comments appreciated

    BAZ..
     
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Chickens dont bath in water. They bath in dirt. It is called dust bathing they get dirt under therer wings and feathers and just sit there for up to and hour. Then when there done they shake off the dirt and along with the dirt comes dead skin, poo, and lice and fleas. The dust can also choke lice and fleas. Make sure that they have have a a shady spot with atleast 1 in. deep dirt to "dust bath".[​IMG].[​IMG]
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My Coop
    My birds love their pans.
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  4. dorkings

    dorkings Out Of The Brooder

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    If you can keep that water clean, that would be great.
     
  5. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep real simple dump in drain out to street and refill pan [​IMG]
     

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