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Bathing?????

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

  1. ChickChick0811

    ChickChick0811 Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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