Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by smw18, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. smw18

    smw18 Chirping

    Feb 29, 2012
    I got some silkie chicks about three days ago and everyday I have had to sit down with the same chick because it keeps pasting. I would hate to loose it but frankly I am stumped. I have had one chick past in the other flock, but this one just keeps pasting. Any clues as to why a chick would continue to past?
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Sometimes it just happens. I have always lost those chicks that get pasty butt all the time. I believe that mine all had non-visible defects that led to the GI issues that led to the pasting. I always classified them as failure to thrive.

    Sorry for your situation. I hope you start to see some improvement soon.

    Good luck.
  3. Try softening the area with bag balm or a similar cream. I don't know if it will do much because I don't know what casues pasting. Maybe the chick needs to drink more or something.
  4. teutschb

    teutschb In the Brooder

    Jan 25, 2011
    Alliance, OH
    Try moving their heatlamp up.heat makes poop stick.[​IMG]

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