Dying your baby chicks

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chicken Charlotte, Aug 1, 2011.

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  1. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Hello everyone!

    I was wondering is it mean to dye baby chicks like not the egg way, the way where you paint it on, and can you do it to ducks?

    I have been wondering where it is illegle in Australia no luck though when I searched it up [​IMG] And do ducks lay everyday?

    Thanks,
    Charlotte
     
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  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    If you have to ask, its probably not all that nice to do, it might stress them out!
     
  3. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Quote:So are you suggesting for me not to do it? Also guys how can I do it?
     
  4. amynbrent

    amynbrent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always give my silkies a bath. The last time I did I used Kool aid...the packet kind with no sugar. They are just fine. They were not tiny babies either, 20+ weeks. I paint their nails too.
     
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  5. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Quote:Aww cute how long does the color last can you use food coloring?
     
  6. chickenlovefever

    chickenlovefever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:[​IMG][​IMG] That is probably the funniest thing I have ever heard! I had the idea of hatching chicks and dying them, and then selling them..... Can you do it perminantly????
     
  7. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    sorry like them just the way they come. [​IMG]
     
  8. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    Quote:Oh no I am not getting angry or anything I like them the way they come to I was just thinking it would be fun for a one off [​IMG]
     
  9. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Oh no I am not getting angry or anything I like them the way they come to I was just thinking it would be fun for a one off [​IMG]

    I didn't think you were angree. [​IMG]
     
  10. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    The laws are different in Australia. In the US, they're pretty picky about dyeing chicks, check state regulations. As long as the dye source is not harmful, I have no problem. Just not something I would ever do.
     
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