Silkie Cleaner

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Tracy the chick, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi im posting this again as i posted it in the wrong topic [​IMG] Im taking my White Silkie to her first show in a couple of weeks and really want to know what products i should use to make her realy white and sparkle???
     
  2. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Bathe her a week before the show. I use Sergeant's Gold dog or cat flea/tick shampoo. Some say to use Tide with bleach alternative on whites. The sparkliest and shiniest I ever got a bird was using a shampoo made for parrots--need to go to a bird store for it, and it's expensive, but with one bird I would be tempted to use that as my mainstay. But I have a lot more birds than one.

    Use white vinegar to work on any stains. I've given up using bluing or shampoos for white horses or dogs--even a drop dully diluted sometimes turns feathers blue or purple.

    Glycerin in the rinse water also helps make them shine.
     
  4. Tracy the chick

    Tracy the chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much.. Im going to try all that lol...[​IMG]
     

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