Dirty silkie poof

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Skye727, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. Skye727

    Skye727 Chirping

    Jun 20, 2014
    Sandy, oregon
    My silkie Creampuff has got to be the dumbest of my chickens. Probably why she's a favorite. She will not get out of the rain. The coop was super muddy and she got caked in it. I made a nice covered silkie run and bathed all the silkies before putting them in. I cannot get her poof clean. I poured a little water over head but didn't want to do too much. I scrubbed with a wash cloth to no avail. Any suggestions? It's hard stuff hanging down in her pretty face now. I'm sure it bugs her.
  2. katelk

    katelk Songster

    May 6, 2013
    White Bluff, TN
    Take a warm wash cloth and pinch the bits hanging in her face and hold it there til the mud softens enough to wipe away. I would not pour water on her head.
    I usually just let mine be dirty. When it's muddy they look ridiculous, but I have up on trying to keep them clean lol. Just make sure she can see and she will be fine.

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