dried egg stuck in feathers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nuts4hotwheels, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. nuts4hotwheels

    nuts4hotwheels Songster

    May 8, 2010
    Texas City, TX
    I will make a long story short. An egg was broken inside the nest box and my black silkie decide to lay down in it. The dried egg is stuck to her feathers and I don't know how to get her clean.

    Does anybody have tips for cleaning her up?
  2. dudleydog7

    dudleydog7 Hatching

    Aug 23, 2013
    Maybe try rinsing her in warm water, no soap, to get it loose, and then gently rub it off? You should dry her off too, if it's cold out.

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