Pasty butt + Wobbling and falling over. Chick. What to do??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BantamBabesFarm, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. BantamBabesFarm

    BantamBabesFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cleaning pasty butt contantly from two silike chicks. Also wobbly and one is falling over and has what looks like an eye infection or irriation of some sort.

    Have tried "

    Washing the eye out - this helped but not completely.

    Sugar water

    washing butts all the time.


    Is there anything else I can do that will help them pull through it?? Out of 6, two are having this issue.
     
  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    I now use dirt for the chicks first brooder life. Just plain dirt is the best. It has little chick sized sand in it. You can use sand also in their feed. The wobbliness is like a sign of Marek's. A picture of the chicks could help also.
     

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