Meat Birds and Pasting

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by LauraSBale, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    is it mostly meat birds that get pasting.?

    I have never had pasting with any of my egg girls, in July we got 16 meat birds and 6 or so got pasting.
    9 eggs girls, none of them got it.

    we got 20 more meat birds last wed, and 3 of them got pasting.
    plus we got 8 more egg girls and they are not getting pasting.
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    As in pasting are you talking about pasty butt? I had 24 meat birds== none got it. But 6 OEG chicks did.

    I now have another 24 meat birds, and 7 OEGs, will keep my eyes open.

    (For some reason, my broody is on the same schedule as my meat birds.)
     
  3. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they all get it.I think that because we get the meatbirds in bigger batches we notice it more. Will
     
  4. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes Pasting on their Bum. [​IMG] I just found it weird that the meat birds get it, and none of my egg girls.
     
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2008
  5. DaKid

    DaKid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pasting ----------O ... U Mean dirty bum...... I get it yes they do , I have meat birds X-ROCKS which I keep around with my other egglayers , not with them but alone which I have breeded with my RI .R and Lt. Bramham Roo. which I have some of the hathings in my raised out pen now about a week old .


    Ok Yes they do get a dirty bum - a very dirty bum , I thing its becuz they eat large quainty 's of feed and water and there poop is really wet .

    My Breeder 3 - X- Rock Cornish hens / Pets are over 6 months old been that way since a week old .......



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