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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ChickChick0811, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. ChickChick0811

    ChickChick0811 Out Of The Brooder

    May 16, 2011
    Ugh one of my pullets is covered in poo [​IMG] What's the best way to bathe? What can I use? I heard iodine, but I have no idea if that is what should be used. Thanks everyone [​IMG]
  2. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    hold their body and wings to stop their flapping and dunk their butts. Maybe get a extra hand to scrub a little. Sounds like you have a bird that is not roosting and is either sleeping on the ground or in a nesting box.
  3. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2007
    St Augustine, FL
    No iodine, just a gentle soap. A little bit of dish soap will work. Rinse her off well, use a temp of water that feels good to leave your hands in.
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    Just use dishwashing soap or any type of mild soap. Doesn't take much of it. Be prepared to take a bath yourself. Some are pretty calm about it and others just try to flap like mad.
  5. ChickChick0811

    ChickChick0811 Out Of The Brooder

    May 16, 2011
    Thanks everyone and that is exactly what she is doing....lol [​IMG] I hope she cuts it out and starts roosting with the others. Thank you everyone she will be getting a nice bath first thing tomorrow morning [​IMG]

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