How to stop Pastey Butt

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MILOCHICKEN, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. MILOCHICKEN

    MILOCHICKEN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know 2 methods... post yours here too. Mine are put Apple Cider Vinegar in their water and put cornmeal in their food.
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    fermented feed, and give them a plug of sod from the yard. Too much heat can be a cause. Using a heating pad brooder will eliminate that issue.
     
  3. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    Make sure your brooder isn't too hot.

    Feed a boiled smashed egg. If the egg helps, you might need to change feeds.

    I haven't tried it and hate to pass on bad info, but just for discussion... it's my understanding that molasses can have a laxative effect.

    One of the things I think is key though is getting the original build up off so more stuff doesn't just keep sticking to it. Some people will use vaseline on the area if it's a recurring problem. I have done this and it did help.
     

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