worming and baths

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by AK_Button_Mama, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. AK_Button_Mama

    AK_Button_Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    Wasilla, Alaska
    ok two questions where do I find info on worming the chickens? and could any one give advise on how to bathe a chicken?
  2. Chicken Woman

    Chicken Woman Incredible Egg

    Oct 16, 2008
    It is my understanding that you do not want to worm your chickens unless you know they have worms. Secondly you need to know what kind of worms which any vet can tell you from a stool sample. ( usually a very small fee). There are different treatments for each type of worms.

    From what I understand alot of people use tearless baby shampoo to wash and aplle cider vinegar to rinse. Fill 3 tubs with warm water. wash in first tub rinse in second and rinse in third with a cup of vinegar.
    It is very important that they do not get chilled. Some use low or air setting to blow dry and then keep inside a warm place over nite.

    Hope that helps.
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
  4. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    I take them in and bathe them with baby shampoo and if their going to a show add come glycerine sp?(stuff in bubbles) I just bathe mine in the bathtub lol.

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