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Cleaning legs and feet

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jdoane, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. jdoane

    jdoane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought a 6 months Silver Laced Wyandotte. She looks great and seems healthy and is very sweet. Currently in quarantine. While she' s separated I want to give her a good once over and clean her legs etc. I've often wondered about this with my other birds. What can you use to clean them up that's gentle enough. Can you use something like baby wipes? What do people use before showing?
     
  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use a toothbrush to clean my chickens' feet after giving them a bath.
     
  3. jdoane

    jdoane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you bathe them with?
     
  4. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I use baby kitten/puppy shampoo, recently I have used ferret shampoo which works for them as well.
     
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  5. jdoane

    jdoane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So theoretically I could just use a little of that to clean the legs if I don't want to do a whole bath, right?
     
  6. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes you could, I also use soap water to clean their legs if I don't want to give them a whole bath.
     

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