How Do You Show Silkies? Baby Shampoo?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by TheMauveDuck, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. TheMauveDuck

    TheMauveDuck Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 22, 2016
    I'm hoping to show my two white silkies this summer. I've never been to a chicken show which I'm planning to do before I take my hens there but I want to be prepared and get a sense of what to expect. I've bathed one of the girls once before, she was a pretty good sport about it but the dog shampoo I used didn't work very well to get the spots of poo and such off. I didn't really expect it to but I want to use a different shampoo this time and I've read that people have used baby shampoo like Johnson & Johnson. Do you have any recommendations? Our girls don't have fleas or ticks either so it doesn't have to be one to treat them.

    Anyways, is there any basic things I should know? Or advice? Anything would be appreciated.
  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

    May 19, 2009
    western PA
    My Coop
    Chris Christensen white on white dog shampoo. See their website.
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