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Silkie chick, 6 weeks old and still pasty butt?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by zengrrl, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. zengrrl

    zengrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All the other chicks seemed to outgrow this daily issue but my gray one is healthy and growing but....cmon constant butt wiping is getting old! Any suggestions? I'm sure she should be past this by now?
     
  2. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    Yes she should be.

    Have you tried yogurt with fresh grass cut up very small?
     
  3. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Try some vaseline on her butt to help the poo slide off.
     
  4. zengrrl

    zengrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try both. Thanks so much
    Today was silkie bathday from their last yogurt wrestling match....bad idea to put it on a saucer! Nothing like blow drying a bunch of poofy babies!
     

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