Silkie Help

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JennSantucci, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. JennSantucci

    JennSantucci New Egg

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    My daughter is 6 and showing silkie chickens and a pekin duck for the first time for 4-H at the county fair this year. I am wondering how do we "wash/groom these silkies? And help and tips would be appreciated greatly =)
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Here is a link to a cute website on how to give a chicken a bath. They can rather enjoy the warm water and will relax for the most part. One of my hens will sit down in a very shallow bath I use to wash their feet off with, so I have to hold her up so she doesn't sit down, that is how much they can enjoy warm water.

    http://www.communitychickens.com/2012/08/chicken-bath-101.html#.UwUjavldU8w

    Good luck in the show circuit!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The thread link Kelsie gave you is great. Very detailed and you can see the birds love getting blown dry
     
  6. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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