chick with bad pasty butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BlueBirdChick, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. BlueBirdChick

    BlueBirdChick On Vacation

    Aug 13, 2010
    Absarokee, Montana
    Okay a week ago one of my little chicks got into the bigger ones inside the older ones are a month old. and they tore his bottom up and yeah anyway its healing well but the problem is the little chick which is like a few days old gets really bad pasty butt now because of what has happened
    I clean it with warm water and everything. And as I was some of its little feathers came off that just grew back.. Is this going to happen all the time now because of what has happened to it getting its little feathers pecked so badly it was bleeding?? I hope not.. Poor little thing has been thru so much [​IMG]
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Quote:In time I dont believe this will happen with your chick. It'll eventually be shedding/molting more fuzz/fluff as it grows anyway til it's 'permanent' fluff/feathers grow in. I'd continue gently cleaning the pasty butt as your doing now. A little dab of neosporin where it was bleeding will help prevent infection.

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