I have had my chicks 4 days. There has been NO sign of pasty butt, but I am still doing a twice a day butt inspection. The girls do not like it at all. When is it safe to let go of that particular worry? I have 4 buff orps. They are active and eating and drinking and pooping. There was a sluggish runt at first but now she's caught up and I can't pick her out anymore. I'm really worried about cleaning a pasty butt, because the other day, one of the babies got a bit of poo on her wing and it was like superglued on. I'm thinking, wow, I bet that's really hard to clean off of a butt without hurting.