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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

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    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?

    thankxs

    Wendy
     
  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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