Poopy chicken .

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by charl237, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. charl237

    charl237 New Egg

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    Ive got a chicken which has somehow got poop on its back , I managed to get a lot of , but there may still be bits in the roots of the feathers , if I leave it to go off in time will that be ok or will it cause infection ? Is there any good way to realy clean it off the feathers , it is also a very wriggly crazy chicken so it's hard to keep her still .
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Is the bird in question a chick or a fully -feathered bird? If this is a fully feathered bird leave it alone - the bird itself will clean his/her feathers quite well. This will happen from time to time, especially if your roosts are multi-level or if you have bird who likes to sleep beneath the roost, it's not a problem.
     
  3. charl237

    charl237 New Egg

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    Thanks , yes she is a fully feather bird
     

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