Can adult birds get pasty butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by project7030, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. project7030

    project7030 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up my BO roo today and the feathers around his vent are all crusted with poo. What could cause this?
     
  2. Davian

    Davian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, I've seen it before...sometimes when a hen is sitting on a nest I've seen it happen. I've also seen it in sick birds when they dont want to get up to crap too. Each time its happened, I just cut the feathers and wash the area and there hasn't been another occurrence of the issue.
     

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