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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

    Jun 6, 2008
    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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