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Poopy Butts

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by okie chick, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. okie chick

    okie chick New Egg

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    I have 5 girls and 3 have been laying for about a month now. The birds that are laying have their butts covered in poo. Anyone else experience this? Is this normal??
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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  3. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That doesn't sound normal. If they were my hens I would wash their butts and treat them with coccidiocide just in case.
     
  4. Ghostbelly

    Ghostbelly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    make sure they don't have mites! :sick
     
  5. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And lice. Check at night.
     

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