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chicken washing question.

Discussion in 'Chickenstocks, Shows, Meet-Ups' started by Brahmalover4eva, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. Brahmalover4eva

    Brahmalover4eva Chirping

    May 21, 2014
    coldest 48
    Im showing my chicken at the fair and need to wash her so shes white and i need laundry bluing but my dad got some thing called white brite
    would that be ok?
  2. poltroon

    poltroon Songster

    Feb 28, 2008
    California (North Coast)
    Be very careful using bluing. A little goes a long way, and you don't have to use it at all if you don't want to.

    This is what bluing is:

    White Brite is:
    Contains Sodium Hydrosulfite and Sodium Bisulfite and Optical Whiteners.

    IE, not the same.

    http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/a?dbs+hsdb:@[email protected]+746
    Sodium Hydrosulfite appears to be irritating to skin and eyes.

    I'd skip it. Just stick with a soap.
    Some directions here:
    Last edited: Aug 18, 2014

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