Keeping them clean?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Kanga77510, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does a mamma usually do this? I was handling the babies tonight and thought it wouldn't be a bad idea to clean feet with baby wipes from time to time. I mean, they do walk in their own poo.
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Provide them with something to take a good dustbath in - a pan of dirt or sand - and they'll take care of their own bathing.
     
  3. crazyhen

    crazyhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is not possible nor adviseable to keep them too clean. They need to build immunity to germs and the only way is too have them on them. I know it looks bad and if there is one in particular that is really gooey ,wipe it off ,but not with antibacterial wipes just a paper towel and water.
    Gloria Jean
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Just wait until they poop on you. Chicken poop is stiiiiiiiiiinnnnkyyyy.
     

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