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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 In the Brooder

    Dec 7, 2013
    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 Songster

    Mar 17, 2012
    Up North
    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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