Poopy Butt!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mgw, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    We have 5 Black stars a couple of them have poop stuck all around their vent feathers.. they dont seem ill or anything like that, still eating and drinking normal. also they dont seem to have the runs, they did 2 weeks ago when i fed them a red bell pepper. what could be causing this any help would be welcomed
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Do they roost? I have 5 ladies that won't roost and as a result their butts are always messy looking. It happens. I bathe mine or trim their feathers when it irritates me too much. Your girls are probably fine if they are showing no other signs of anything awry. If it annoys you then do the same as me, or you could just ignore it, which is a lot less work.

    Good luck.
  3. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Yes they roost , i give boss daily and they have more feathers than you can imagine. So we will clean them up and trim feathers that will probably cure the problem T/Y

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