greasy silkie bath help needed!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by zengrrl, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. zengrrl

    zengrrl Songster

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    Rough summer with plenty of tomatoes & now oily eggs for an impacted crop have left my silliest looking like lunatics, what to dol
     
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Songster

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    Dawn dish washing liquid. Get the original.
     
  3. CapricornFarm

    CapricornFarm Chicken Tender

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    You could try bathing them. Dawn dishwashing liquid is gentle but breaks down oils. Just use a bit in the water.
     
  4. secuono

    secuono Songster

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    Dawn dish soap?
     
  5. zengrrl

    zengrrl Songster

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    Good idea, they resemble oil spill refugees right now. Also my white silkies are no longer white, ideas? and don'tcha know it we're having a bday party today and EVERYONE wants to see the birds. I washed everyone in baby shampoo yesterday but looks like it'll have to be another bath day.
     

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