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Wet bottom on 4 week chick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lissalischicks, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. lissalischicks

    lissalischicks Songster

    Jan 31, 2016
    Los Angeles, California
    One of my chicks (Buff Orphingon) has a wet butt and I cannot figure out why. Sometimes it is dry but you can tell it was wet and dried on the feathers. I have cleaned the butt and in 2 or less days has a wet butt or there is evidence of being wet again. I have watched the chick poop and there is nothing wrong with her poop or does not appear to have a difficult time pooping. Can you please tell me what could be wrong??? There is also no feathers around the wet butt and from time to time she appears to be picking at her bottom. The other chicks do not pick on her or pull her feathers. It is also not pasty butt and the butt is not dirty.

    Please help me!

  2. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Songster

    Dec 11, 2015
    McVeytown PA
    Could she be falling in the water dish

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