chicken with poopy but and tips of crown are white

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cutetomboy97, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. Cutetomboy97

    Cutetomboy97 New Egg

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    shes red she is healthy but she has a poopy butt and the tips of her crown is white
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    I have an adult hen who's butt gets poop build up sometimes too. I just trim back her butt feathers, and get as much poop off her as possible by using warm water.

    If you are talking about a chick, a lot of times chicks get poop build up on their butts as well. It is also sometimes called "pasty butt". Check your chicks everyday for poopy butt and remove it using warm water, and a paper towel. After your chicks are about one week of age, pasty butt is usually no longer an issue.

    Good luck with your bird, and welcome to BYC!
     

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