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Dirty butts!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by manyhighfives, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. manyhighfives

    manyhighfives Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 27, 2011
    I have two golden comet hens and I've noticed that they have a lot of messy droppings sticking to their feathers on their backsides. They are perfectly healthy as far as I can tell and are laying beautiful eggs, one a day each (usually).

    I was just wondering if this is normal or not (I'm still a beginner).

    They have been cooped up all winter in my shed.

    Any advice would be appreciated!
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2009
    [​IMG]You can try washing it off or make a dusting bin for them.

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