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

    Apr 28, 2011
    South Central Montana
    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

    Sep 8, 2010
    Vermont, USA
    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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