Can they have a bath if its high of 60..?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Wendy'sChicksRock, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2010
    Oakland county ,MI
    I have a banty cochin that is about 10 or so weeks old. Ive had her for a few weeks and she really needs a bath. I didnt do it right aways cuz I wanted her to settle in some. she was very shy at first. So now Im wondering if its too cold here in MI . if I wash and dry her and keep her in for the day then put her out with a nice heat lamp will she catch a cold or something. Maybe I should just wash her feet. THEY ARE SO DIRTY.. I think the breeder I got her from kept them on sand only. she has little balls of sand stuck to her toes... what do ya think too cold or will it be ok ?
    Its been getting down to the 30's at night and low 60's for daytime?


  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If you wash her, and dry her fully in a warm area, once she's puffed out and re-preened, I don't see why she can't be washed now.

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