Help! Pasty butt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by brittnelee, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. brittnelee

    brittnelee Hatching

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    My chick has pasty butt, I've cleaned it and applied olive oil. The other chicks are pecking at her now, what should I do? (She's currently sleeping in my lap on a heating pad)
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Free Ranging

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    Are they picking at her bum?
    Is it red?
    After you soak/wash - don't pull off the poo try to dissolve it - dry her well then apply a little Bluekote or Pick No More, this will hide the redness. Once that dries you can put a little oil on the downy to help keep the poo from sticking.
    What is the temp in your brooder and what type of foods/treats are you giving?
    Any pictures of the new babies and your brooder setup?
     

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