Chicken bath

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mtcookie, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. mtcookie

    mtcookie Dances with Chickens

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    I did two things today I never thought I would ever do. LOL

    First was give a chicken a bath. [​IMG] My RIR who I love had a ton of poop stuck to her back feathers. So I brought her in for a bath.
    She was so cute. She just sat there letting me put water on her butt. All while looking at me with her big yellow eyes. MOM what are you doing to me.

    Second thing is to ever blow dry a chicken. LOL
    The dang thing loved it. ROFL. She just sat there on my lap letting me blow dry her butt. She would turn for me to get the other side as well. Never leaving me.
    Now she is sitting in my lap waiting to go back to the coop with her other feather butt friends.
     
  2. suburbanchx

    suburbanchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw That's cool! [​IMG] Did you use soap?
     
  3. mtcookie

    mtcookie Dances with Chickens

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    I just used warm water. [​IMG]
     
  4. silky ma

    silky ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The few times my silkies had lice i just bathed them boy did they love it ! The blow drying..
    freaked in the beginning but ended up practically falling asleep . My roo looked handsome and he strutted arround as if he knew he was the man!!!!
     
  5. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did you use a sprayer? I can't picture how you'd wash a chicken! [​IMG] I'm picturing in the bathtub with a hand held sprayer?
     
  6. mtcookie

    mtcookie Dances with Chickens

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    I just held her butt up to the warm tub water faucet. If it was any of my other ladies they would have freaked. This one is so sweet she would let you do anything with her.
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Shucks... if I ever get one in a sink, it's gonna get some mild shampoo!
     
  8. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If I ever get one in a sink, it's getting washed/stuffed for the oven! [​IMG]
     
  9. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    There is thread on here somewhere about how to wash a chicken...you use kitten shampoo. [​IMG]
     
  10. suburbanchx

    suburbanchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How warm was the hairdryer?
     

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