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Is this Pasty Butt?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TNDadx4, Feb 26, 2016.

  1. TNDadx4

    TNDadx4 New Egg

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    Hello,

    We just got new chicks to add to our flock and noticed that one may have pasty butt. I took a Q-tip and warm water and tried to clean it. It looks like the vent is clean, but I cannot get the dried feces off of her . After cleaning her with a Q-Tip, I rubbed some olive oil on it to try to soften the poop.

    Any advice is welcome.

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    Last edited: Feb 26, 2016
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No this is not pasty butt. It looks to be a problem with the umbilical cord. I have not had this problem occur in my birds so I can not give advice on what to do.
     
  3. TNDadx4

    TNDadx4 New Egg

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    A quick soak in warm water and now she's OK :)

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  4. TNDadx4

    TNDadx4 New Egg

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    Thank you very much for your reply!
     

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