pasting

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

  1. smw18

    smw18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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. Mykee

    Mykee Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Out Of The Brooder

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    Try moving their heatlamp up.heat makes poop stick.[​IMG]
     

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