How to stop Pastey Butt

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


    MILOCHICKEN Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2016
    Wellsburg, NY
    My Coop
    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

    Nov 7, 2012
    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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