Bluing?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Scovy Momma, Feb 10, 2012.

  1. Scovy Momma

    Scovy Momma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was kind of interested to know from those who show white ducks: Is it a good idea to get this "bluing" stuff to wash out the yellow from white feathers? I hear it works on white dogs & horses...
    I found something called Mrs.Stewart's.
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  2. Tahai

    Tahai Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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  4. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    In my opinion, it's safe. It says you can use it on pets on the bottle.
    I've used it a few times on my white ducks and used JUST enough to turn the water blue. All has been well and I've seen no red eyes, no snotties or any other ill effects from it.
     
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  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    If the white ducks are Pekins, they are supposed to have a yellowish cast to the feathers.

    I suggest that you practice on some non-show ducks so that you don't turn your show birds blue right before a show.
     
  6. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    Same here...just don't "tidy-bowl" the ducks, because too much of the stuff can stain blue! Though I must say it washes out easier than bluing shampoo on horses does...
     
  7. Scovy Momma

    Scovy Momma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You guys are great,thank you! I just found it on line but I'll need to check the stores for it. I just wanted to brighten up my duck's whites that are yellowing on her belly & my basset hound's white fur is kind of turning beige.
     
  8. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    Kroger food store is where we bought it, in the laundry/housewares section.
     

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