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constipation question for chicks

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by rypie13, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. rypie13

    rypie13 In the Brooder

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    Hello!
    Well, we have 24 of our 25 meaties eating and growing great! (Eating for sure!)
    Today, I noticed some pasty butts, so am in the process of cleaning them off. I also cleaned out the little pool we have them in. When I went back in to check on them a couple of hours later, there are quite a few hard dry poops in there. In fact I had to really look, because they look like little sticks. Any ideas? is this just constipation? I am just about to put molasses in the waterer, but wanted to know if I should do anything else.
    Thanks for any help!
     

  2. jaku

    jaku Songster

    I wouldn't do anything- heck I don't even worry about pasty butts unless it gets REALLY bad. They aren't as fragile as we think they are.
     

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