Announcing poo

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MattalynsBarn, Jun 29, 2010.

  1. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Songster

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    My 9 d/o chicks seem to like to "announce" when they poo. Does this mean they're in pain? There's poo on the fluff around their vents, but their vents are clear
     
  2. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Songster

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    I'd clean their butts. If you don't, it will get worse. This usually passes after a couple days.
     
  3. TcherDawn

    TcherDawn Granite State Chook

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    All the males in my house do that, but I HAVE gotten past wiping bottoms! Perhaps they are part chicken?
     
  4. RedJasper

    RedJasper In the Brooder

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    Please make sure they are all truly getting their poo out....

    I had a 4 day old chick that would chirp/"cry" (struggle) when he went, but the poo wasn't coming out. I took him to the vet who removed about 10 q-tips of poo out of his vent. I took him home and did warm compresses 3x a day for a day or two. Eventually, after a few days to a week he cleared up. I think he may have had a tiny wood shaving or something plugging him up.

    Please be sure to check.
    Keri
     
  5. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Songster

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    I think they're all doing it, and it's like a trilling sound
     
  6. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] [​IMG] Nuttin' better'n a good poop![​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. theFox

    theFox Songster

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    Quote:Yep, it relieves all kinds of pressure [​IMG]
     
  8. MattalynsBarn

    MattalynsBarn Songster

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    Quote:Yep, it relieves all kinds of pressure [​IMG]

    Oh good!!
     

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