How do you clean a silkies head?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mandamay28, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. mandamay28

    mandamay28 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2016
    I just brought a silkie home. She's sick so I'm treating her with Tylan. Her head is a mess. How do you clean it? [​IMG]
  2. azygous

    azygous Flock Master

    Dec 11, 2009
    Colorado Rockies
    I guess you could lather up her head with some baby shampoo and stick her head under the kitchen faucet. But not now. She's stressed enough fighting her illness. Let her recover before you try to fix her appearance.

    You can also just run a warm, damp washcloth over her head and get the worst of the grime and wait until next time she molts and the soiled feathers will be replaced by clean new ones.
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