sticky feathers?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Cheeks, Jun 20, 2007.

  1. Cheeks

    Cheeks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay, so for the last couple weeks ive been noticing that buffy's poo mattes down onto her feathers below her butt. ive tried cleaning it off, but then its back the next day. it was looking pretty nasty, so i just finished cutting the poo off, and taking some of the down with it.

    does anyone know whats causing it?
     
  2. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Sometimes is comes with having a fluffy bum...You could try mixing a little bit of rice in with the food to help stiffen up the ploop.
     
  3. Cheeks

    Cheeks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. Judymae

    Judymae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of mine has silkies and she vaseline's their bottoms. She said it helps alot! [​IMG]
     

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