chicken bath?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chicklover, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. chicklover

    chicklover New Egg

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    do i need to bathe my chicks?[​IMG]
     
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  2. Llysse

    Llysse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No.
     
  3. chicklover

    chicklover New Egg

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    thank you for replying
     
  4. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    [​IMG] Sorry, but got a mental picture of a mini bathtub full of chicks and bubble bath!
     
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  5. chicklover

    chicklover New Egg

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    I know that would be funny:gig
     
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  6. Kirstyaa

    Kirstyaa Out Of The Brooder

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    haha i love the prompt and blunt 'no'! Would it do them any harm?
     
  7. Llysse

    Llysse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mmm... if they're chicks, it could get them chilled, which would be bad. They need to stay warm. So, no, generally speaking and just as a matter of chicken maintenance, you don't need to bathe your chicks. If you dipped them in strawberry jam it might be different. But then, really, I'd just recommend that you STOP DIPPING THEM IN JAM!

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  8. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  9. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    chicklover, chickens love to take a dust bath, it's their way of taking a shower. It really helps to eliminate mites and lice.

    bigzio
     

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