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Poop stuck to feet

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chris10sen, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. chris10sen

    chris10sen In the Brooder

    May 30, 2010
    My babies are almost two weeks old. I think I am doing a pretty good job at keeping the brooder clean, yet they will get poop and pine shavings stuck to the bottom of their feet. What should I do? My husband said leave it along, but the mother in me wants to take care of it. I tried a damp paper towel but I didn't want to get them too wet and freaked out. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

  2. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    Either wash the feet off or just let them be. It won't hurt them having dirty feet [​IMG] and with how much they poo it's kind of hard to avoid them stepping in it. [​IMG]

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