poop problems please help

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by riley, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. riley

    riley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i lost a chick this morning it was alot smaller than the other chicks thet are about 5 days old and i have another 1 that is just as small as the 1 that died and i noticed a few with real dirty butts im wandering if their vents are pluged how can i tell and if so how can i fix it
     
  2. momofdrew

    momofdrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    wash the butt with warm water just like a babys and make sure you dry it well so she doesnt get chilled...

    sorry you lost one [​IMG]
     
  3. riley

    riley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you so much i havent seen her eat in a day no sooner than icleaned her butt she pooped and started eating
     
  4. momofdrew

    momofdrew Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Very good!

    Pasty butt is very common in chicks, especially if they get chilled, which would be very easy to happen this time of year. Just watch their little fuzzy bottoms and clean them off the first sign of them getting pasty. [​IMG]
     

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