How to clean ducks/waterfowl for Show

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  1. Quacking Pigeon

    Quacking Pigeon Crowing

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    I have to clean my ducks for a Show today and I’m just wondering what you guys do to get the best out of your birds, Thanks
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    If you just give them nice fresh water won't that do the job?
     
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  3. MagpieDucks

    MagpieDucks Parfait Party

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    You never want to bathe waterfowl. To clean them for a show just give them fresh batheing water. :)
     
  4. FeatherMtnFarms

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    Let them swim around in a "pond" for a bit, kiddie pools work good:thumbsup
     
  5. Quacking Pigeon

    Quacking Pigeon Crowing

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    I washed them since I didn’t have any extra pools to use for them available. I mainly had to clean their legs and bill since it always rains before Show and they get dirty. I just used water to clean them.
     
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    Sometimes if they have something stuck they can't get off in the water, try and get it off with a tooth brush (be gentle) or wipe of some kind
     
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  7. Quacking Pigeon

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    I used my fingers to get the dirt off their legs and bill, I’m carful not to hurt them.
     
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