Tips for Chicks!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LilJoe, Nov 25, 2016.

  1. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    (Not sure if this is the right forum for this) Hello! This is a thread where you can post some random tips or tricks for anything or you can just ask questions....say about those teeny - tiny black spots on the chickens combs.

    Anyways I was wonder if anybody had any tips for bathing silkies. I've looked it up and they all use stuff like glycise....however it's spelled...and other stuff like that.

    Thank You!

    ~LilJoe
     

  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    That's what this whole forum is about...with sub-forums for particular areas of interest/inquiry.


    The glycerine looks to be something to put an after the bath to enhance shine,
    as explained in this thread:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/378286/bathing-silkies-liquid-glycerine


    I would encourage you to use the advanced search function to research your questions.
    advanced search>titles only> bathing silkies
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    Bathing birds is not fun!

    I live above the Artic Circle where the Banana crop is iffy. I find bathing them when it is cold to be a pain. I had a show last weekend and I only bathed one bird for it. I do not want to risk pneumonia.

    I bathed a large bird, I would really worry about a silkie. Make sure your wife is at work when you bath birds. She does not need to know what all her blow dryer gets used for..
     
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  4. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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    I meant to go along with the tips but...
    Thank you I'll try that!
     
  5. LilJoe

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    I'm a lady... but if you were referring to yourself then... [​IMG]
     
  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    Well that means you won't have the blow dryer issue like I do.:lau
     
  7. LilJoe

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