Freshening up a chicken...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mrsbos, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. mrsbos

    mrsbos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm going to be taking one of my pullets to my children's school next week for Science Fair Presenters night. Though I'm a meteorologist by profession, the National Weather Service will already have a booth there, so I decided to put together an agricultural science display to educate about the joys/benefits of backyard chickens. My 6 month old pullet, Chickie, will be a perfect side kick, because she is so laid back and easy going around people. My question though is, short of giving her a bath, is there a way I could "freshen her up" for the event? Normally, I think the birds smell good, but it's been so cold/snowy/wet recently that I guess you could say they have that "wet dog" smell (or "wet chicken"). Could I dust her with baking soda? Is that a stupid idea? Any suggestions?
     
  2. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    give her a warm bath and blowdry her,she willl love it [​IMG]
     
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