Pasty butt HELP!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chickenrandomness, Jul 2, 2011.

  1. got chicks today!!! [​IMG]

    one of the SLWs has pasty butt [​IMG]
    how do i get rid of it?

    i'll post pics later on another thread
  2. BetterHensandGardens

    BetterHensandGardens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2010
    Clinton, OH
  3. thanks! problem sovled
  4. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

    Apr 1, 2008
    Great! CR, I didn't read the article, but... when that happens to our chicks, we just run their hindquarters under some warm water and gently try to wipe it off.
  5. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2011
    Wasilla Alaska
    Put a dab of olive oil around the vent feathers and no more pasty butt. I use a Q-Tip to do it.
  6. WendyGrama

    WendyGrama Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 25, 2011
    Cottonwood, Arizona
    Wow I like the olive oil suggestion. THANX

    Both my tiny Seabright dayolds had pasty butt off and on for 3 days. I added a wee bit of apple cider vinegar to all their drinking water and used a q-tip with witchhazel & aloe blend to soften and clean off and sooth 1 X daily and then it all cleared up. I think they were chilled as the PO box of chicks was cold to the touch by the time I picked them up and they were the first to crash under the infrared almost constant.
  7. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 10, 2010
    I had one with constant P/Butt and vesilne stopped it!! worked great!

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