Dyed silkies

jefff120

In the Brooder
6 Years
Jun 14, 2013
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For Easter we took food colloting and water and sprayed my pet silkies blue but I was wondering how I could remove this coloring from there feathers of how long it might take for it to just come out on its own
 

DeannaMari

Chirping
6 Years
Mar 3, 2013
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My sister used to do this to our white hens. I forgot what breed they were, ugly things, but she would tye dye them with food color. It's not going to hurt them, after about a week it'd usually go off, but it's hard to tell because she would continue to dye them and over. If you don't loose a lot I figure probably not too long. Just let them take some sand baths and they'll rub it off.
 

donrae

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Jun 18, 2010
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There was a thread a few years ago about someone coloring her silkie pink for her wedding....you might search and see if she posted about how long it took.
 

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