Dipping with adams

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by joe17, Sep 18, 2011.

  1. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    After you dip the chicken with Adams flea and tick dip, do you rinse the chicken?
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I don't as the solution is week enough to kill the small pest but not strong enough to harm an adult bird. I like the idea of having a residual amount left on them as a further deterent to ones that may want to jump on the band wagon.
     
  3. joe17

    joe17 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2009
    Louisiana
    Quote:How does this affect the feather quality? I have show silkies so would I need to bathe them with shampoo after a while?
     

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