Need Help! Dirty Chick Bottoms

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BMW the Awesome, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. BMW the Awesome

    BMW the Awesome Out Of The Brooder

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    My BR chicks have poop stuck to there bottoms. I tried getting it off with a wet wipe but it did not work.[​IMG] I read that its is bad for them!!! What should I do! [​IMG] Also, I was wondering how to get them to really like being held. Thanks for any replies!
     
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2014
  2. Loghousemom

    Loghousemom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just used warm water and a gloved finger to wash it off, taking care not to get the chick too wet. Then paper towel to dry and back under a nice warm heat lamp to finish re-fluffing. good luck.
     

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