Can I give my Broody a bath?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Pampered Chicken, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. Pampered Chicken

    Pampered Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2009
    She's kinda dirty from the muddy run and from the roo stepping on her.
  2. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

    May 7, 2007
    Bathing your broody might break her broodiness.
  3. Chickie'sMoma

    Chickie'sMoma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2009
    Rochester, NH
    i had to do it to my bantam fav and she's still a devoted momma and should be hatching them this weekend. if you keep the water warm enough it wouldn't drop her temp much and if you are using a hair dryer she may actually enjoy it too!

    my girl broke an egg under her and the goo needed to come off.

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