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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BirdsInParadise, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. BirdsInParadise

    BirdsInParadise Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2016
    My two Silkies are getting a bit dirty and i was wondering if they can be given baths?
    Regular old shampoo?

    Any help is greatly appreciated.

    They are about 8 weeks old (if that matters).
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2016
  2. ShellyBear

    ShellyBear Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 10, 2010
    I gave my chickens baths for showing just make sure you use soap that doesn't burn and rinse them well with not cold water but not hot after cause the soap can get trapped under the feathers and hurt them. Enjoying giving your chickens a bath. ;) :lol:
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2016
  3. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    I wash my chickens all the time. For especially soiled feathers I like to soak them in Mr. Bubble a children's bubble bath, only use just a tiny bit. Then have a tub of clear water for rinsing. Then pat dry with towels and blow dry.

    Nice, clean, fluffy results.

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