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Poo or Paste butt?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kneit099, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. kneit099

    kneit099 Out Of The Brooder

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    So the 6 of my chicks that have survived have a little brown, crusty stuff on their bottoms...

    Is it normal for some to have this or will they always have a little bit of stuff on their bottoms?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. bs288

    bs288 Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a couple that had it. Wash it off. it will stop
     
  3. zekii

    zekii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found one of mine with pasty butt, cleaned it off with warm water on a paper towel.
    Read somewhere about applying olive oil around the vent ... is this helpful ?

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