HLEP I HAVE 12 FOUR WEEK OLD CHICKS AND DARN TSC NOW I HAVE 5 MORE ???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by hippiechicks, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. hippiechicks

    hippiechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    OKAY I KNOW I NEED TO KEEP THE TWO IN DIFFRENT BROODERS BUT IS IT OKAY IF THEY ARE IN THE SAME ROOM I HOPE I DID NOT MESS UP. ONE OF THE BANTIES I GOT FROM TSC DIED YESTERDAY NOW I THINKING MAYBE I SHOULD HAVE PUT THEM IN ANOTHER ROOM. MY FIRT CHICKS NEVER HAD POOP STUCK TO THE VENT I HAD TO CLEAN ONE OF THE BANTIES COULD THIS HAVE CAUSED HIM TO DIE TODAY SOME HAD POOP ON THE VENT WHAT CAUSES THIS TO HAPPEN?
     
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  2. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is pasty butt and it happens when chicks are stressed (like when they are shipped). You need to be sure none of them get pasted up because, then, they can't poop and that will kill them. Sorry about your one little one. [​IMG] Don't let the others go the same route!! [​IMG]
     
  3. songbird

    songbird Out Of The Brooder

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    A few of mine (about 4 or 5 out of 24) had the pasty stuff, and I had to soak their bums gently with warm water to remove the stuff. One of the poor little things pooped the BIGGEST LONGEST poop you could possibly imagine, right after I removed the "plug."
     

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