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Do I have a sick Chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by 31665, May 26, 2008.

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  1. 31665

    31665 Out Of The Brooder

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    I hear a tapping noise coming from 1 of my chicks, when I make him drink water the noise stops and then starts up again. They are 4 days old and seem ok I have to clean their butts every now and then. Is that normal? First timer!
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    Closing this but adding this link from Raising Baby Chicks as a reference...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=57667.

    Will link this post to account for the pasty butt question asked here.

    Pasty butt appears to me, to be on account of shipping stress. I dealt with it when we got our day olds shipped last May. Since I've been attempting to hatch eggs from our own eggs has = no pasty butt problem.

    Dawn
     
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