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Quick help with washing chickens!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by swimmerchick, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. swimmerchick

    swimmerchick Out Of The Brooder

    I have to wash my chickens for a fair!!!! They have to be ready by TOMORROW!!!! I've washed chickens before so I know what to do but, I HAVE NO SOAP TO WASH THEM WITH!!!!! I know you can use Dog shampoo or sunlight dish soap but I DON'T HAVE EITHER!!!! I'M ALL OUT!!! I am seriously panicking and I HAVE to have them washed by Tomorrow and i don't have time to swing by a store!!!!!! What else can I use other then those to soaps that won't hurt my chicken??????? Please help me answer this questions!!!!

    Yours truly,

    Panicking Swimmerchick
     
  2. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Around here if we're out of soap we use vinegar. Just mix it in a spray bottle and rinse it off. The smell goes away.

    You could also try lemon juice or baking soda too.
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2014
  3. swimmerchick

    swimmerchick Out Of The Brooder

    I use Vinegar any way but i'll give it a try... mostly the getting them clean part i'm worried about.. thanks though i'll give it a try!
     
  4. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    I read somewhere you can use egg whites as a cleaner too. Hope you get them clean for tomorrow :) Good luck at the fair.
     

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