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    Whidbeychickens New Egg

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    I have recently acquired year old hens. They are very stinky and the vent area is covered in poop. What can I do?
     
  2. FarmFreshEggs

    FarmFreshEggs Out Of The Brooder

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    The best thing you can do is clean there vents, the smell part im not sure. If they haave dirt they should be dust bathing in the dirt.[​IMG]
     
  3. Hummingbird Hollow

    Hummingbird Hollow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one pullet that I have had to bathe several times because she always seems to get poop stuck in her feathers. There are some great videos on youtube on how to bathe a chicken. I do mine in the kitchen sink and make sure they are 100% dry (hairdryer) before I bring her outside because I'm sure that going out in the cold weather with damp feathers would be a very bad idea.
     
  4. Ksane

    Ksane Overrun With Chickens

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    I bathe my chickens all the time. They're really good in the bathtub and seem to like the warm water.
     

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