Is soap on a 3 week old very dirty chick okay?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sally4500, May 28, 2010.

  1. sally4500

    sally4500 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know how she got poop under her wing and all down her leg. She must have gotten a dust bath mixed up with a poop bath!!

    I can't seem to get it off with water, she is so delicate. She is much smaller than the others; she is a cochin; maybe they mature slower, I don't know, but it is real hard to get off.

    Can I use a mild soap?? I don't want it there too long. Thanks!
     
  2. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I use puppy shampoo. You can also use baby shampoo.. So any mild soap should be fine.
     
  3. sally4500

    sally4500 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I was worried about irritating her skin.
     

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