bloody butts

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by buckstrang, May 1, 2009.

  1. buckstrang

    buckstrang New Egg

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    Apr 25, 2009
    western New York
    morning,
    had one of our chicks (3 week) old with bloody tail head? the others chased it round pecking it. what to do? i did put some watkins salve on it, it slowed down the peacking. Where do i go from here? do i seperate it?
     
  2. JewellFarm

    JewellFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Lebanon, Virginia
    I would seperate it until it heals. Maybe put it back with the others for short periods so that the total reintroduction of the chick back with the others go a little better. It may have pasty butt and bleeding due to that. Have you noticed poop sticking it it's butt?
     

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