1 week old chicks have poop caked on there toes what to do?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by JANDRFIRE, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. JANDRFIRE

    JANDRFIRE In the Brooder

    i wasn't sure if i should try to wet it and pick it off or let it go. and before anyone asks i change there bedding 3 times a day. thanks
     

  2. airmom1c05

    airmom1c05 Songster

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    I would soak their feet in shallow warm water and then gently remove it with a warm washcloth.
     
  3. plapczynski

    plapczynski Songster

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    If they are on pine bedding it should just wear off with walking. Mine step in it at times and it is usually gone almost as fast.
     
  4. 2 Beauts

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    Maybe try a soft tooth brush to get it off.
     

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