How to Clean Oil off Birds

Birds are agile and they are hard to tackle, especially when we take them out of their cage, but sometimes we need to do this due to some cleaning purposes. One of the most crucial cleaning segments is removing oil from a bird.

Birds act really furious or irritating when it’s come to the matter of oil, as oil makes their feather heavy and hard-to-extend when they try to fly. It is observed that sometimes, bird get intestinal disorders or deadly upshot if they accidentally consume oil internally. So, it is essential for both internal and external health orders to take the oil out of a bird as soon as probable. Here we are suggesting you an easy procedure to do the task at home, check this out below-

Materials you Need:

  • A small bathtub
  • A large bowl
  • 1 tbsp of washing detergent
  • ½ liquid dishwasher
  • ¼ bucket warm water
  • An empty spray bottle
  • A soft bristle brush
  • Water pipe or hand shower
  • Paper towels
  • Blow-dryer
  • A soft towel
  • And a pair of gloves

How to Clean:

  • Take the warm water in the bathtub first and stir in the detergent into it.
  • Now place the bird in this tub and cover it with the foamy texture entirely thoroughly.
  • Don’t forget to wear the gloves before touching the bird to keep your hands protected from oil touch.
  • Now take the brush and rub the bird gently with its bristle-side over and over to remove every oily substance from it entirely.
  • Never hold your bird hardly during this process, otherwise, it gets concerned and will start giving you difficulties in the cleaning
  • Once you find that outer oily surface has gone, take the bird out of that water and place it in a large bowl.
  • Now, take the liquid dishwasher into an empty spray bottle along with a cup of lukewarm water and shake the bottle vigorously to mix them up.
  • Then, spray it on your bird and rub them again very softly with that mild brush.
  • After finding that your bird is all cleaned now, use a water pipe or hand shower and rinse off the soapy texture out of your bird immediately.
  • After washing them clearly, take your bird out of the bowl and pat dry with some paper towels gently.
  • After this primary drying method, use a blow dryer at very low speed to dry the feather of your bird adequately and once you are done, set your bird free to enjoy its own time.
  • One more suggestion we want to give you here that if you think the oil spot is very hard and your initial methods are not capable of to take them off properly, we recommend hiring a professional in such matter immediately.