Fly paper issue

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mattyj198, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. mattyj198

    mattyj198 Chirping

    Mar 19, 2013
    It's not an emergency but I have silkies and a strip of fly paper fell from the roof and became stuck to a chicken. I have managed to remove it all with no real issue. It's a very friendly chicken. The problem is now there is sticky goo stuck to her face. What should I do to remove it?
  2. Orpington Crazy

    Orpington Crazy In the Brooder

    Jun 19, 2014
    Kelowna BC Canada
    We had this happen to our hen the best thing we found was rubbing alcohol and cutting the feathers back almost to the skin helps. Also we have a product called orange off which is a degreaser used by mechanics, we use a small amount then bath the hen really really well. Good luck

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