How do I wash my chicken, I think she needs a butt bath!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by CoolClucker, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. CoolClucker

    CoolClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my light brahma girls has a very messy butt! Her actual opening isn't clogged up, there is just a trail down her butt from her poo [​IMG] How can I clean her up? A little baby shampoo maybe?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    I'd get a basin or bucket with luke-warm water and just dunk her butt a few times until the poo washes off.
     
  3. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    You can also just trim off the dirty feathers with scissors. Sometimes shortening up those feathers back there helps prevent future buildup.
     
  4. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a spray bottle with water and a little vinegar in it.
     

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