Bathing Bantams

It wasn’t quite so straightforward since I forgot to shut up the coop last night. By the time I went out this morning, two of the Moppets were already in the run, so the fun began. I eventually caught up with those two, and shut the coop so they were easy to lift out. I took them one by one to a bath for a soak … no sign of any injuries, one needed nails clipping (probably too deformed to scratch properly so as to wear them down naturally), and two of them are definitely moulting!

The poorly hen was fine in the bath, but had a hissy fit when I lifted her out. Until then, her comb had looked pink and healthy …

A handful of corn to settle them back into the run and it’s done for another day. I’m covered in purple spray (Gentian) since I gave all their feet a covering just in case – it’s not easy on your own!

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  1. Well done you, I know what you mean about about trying do this kind of thing on your own. We really need another pair of hands sometimes.

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