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Help! Blue Chicken! (Literally)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by emzee, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. emzee

    emzee Songster

    Aug 18, 2009
    I'm going to a chicken show tomorrow and I have a problem. I washed one of my white silkies yesterday and accidentally used too much bluing. I noticed that his wet feathers were blue, while his dry feathers were white. So I thought that once he completely dried he would be totally white. Well, now I'm sure he's dry and he still has a light blue undertone. Should I try to wash it out? If so, what should I wash him in? Or should I just not mess with it and not take him to the show tomorrow?

  2. Mrs. Turbo

    Mrs. Turbo Songster

    Jan 26, 2009
    I did the same thing before.....won't come out. I would leave them home.
  3. emzee

    emzee Songster

    Aug 18, 2009
    Okay, I figured it probably wouldn't come out and I didn't really feel like washing it multiple times to find out. Thanks!
  4. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Songster

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    [​IMG] oh no this is one of my anxiety dreams except mine turn green and purple. would a horse manure//green spot out spray work ? whitening toothpaste ? kinda grasping at straws here
  5. emzee

    emzee Songster

    Aug 18, 2009
    How do yours turn green and purple??? I don't have any horse manure//green spot out spray and I wouldn't have time to get it, as the show's tomorrow. Whitening toothpaste is a good idea, but I think it would probably just get all gross and sticky. Thanks for the ideas though!
  6. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    I've seen birds with to much bluing (I mean a totally blue bird!) win at a show before.... I'd still take him/her lol....

    Or you could just turn him/her into a blue silkie >.> [​IMG]
  7. kera!

    kera! Songster

    Jan 1, 2011
    Navajo County
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