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HELP! How to get poop smell off my hands!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by T-Amy, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. T-Amy

    T-Amy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2011
    Woodhull, NY
    I've tried scrubbing my hands with soap, sugar, & lemon, & even olive oil...to no avail. How do I get that smell off my hands after picking up a poopy egg or when it gets on my hands during coop cleaning?
    I have a very strong gag reflex & this does NOT help!
    I do believe the smell of chicken poop is worse than pig poo... and THAT is awful!
  2. hennotrooster

    hennotrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2012
    Hesperia CA
    We do this after handling fish and it gets rid of the smell instantly rub your hands all over the sinks faucet if it is stainless steel. Works for fish may work for chicken poo. Wear gloves when out in the coop.
  3. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2012
    [​IMG] Pardon my laughter, but you sound so much like my dear mother. I can't help myself. Try rubbing a couple drops of lavender essential oil (make sure it's real. Fake lavender smells worse than chicken poo IMO) all over your hands. That's what I do. You'll want to wash your hands afterwards because lavender is strong, but it's better than poo!
  4. stefan333

    stefan333 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2012
    Vinegar and Baking Soda -get ANY smell out of ANYTHING.

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