Chick poo Question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Bullet, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. Bullet

    Bullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 14, 2009
    Mt. Pleasant
    This is probably a silly question, but My bantams I have hatched and got from hatcheries seemed to get backed up with poo, I have to pull dried poo from their butts everyday. does anyone know why this happens?

  2. Very common. Just be careful when you remove the poo. I use a wet paper towel and patience. You can carefully cut the fuzzy butt part off that is accumulating the poo with a pair of cuticle scissors.

    They WILL out grow this in a week or so when they lose the fuzzy butts.

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