Yellow bottom...perfect target for brooder mates


In the Brooder
9 Years
Oct 9, 2010
I have 15 black chicks and one yellow one. They are all a week old and share the same brooder pen.

My yellow chick had pasty butt and in cleaning it off, some of the feathers came off leaving a bald spot. Next time I'll be way more careful

Today I noticed two of her her pen mates peck at the spot. It's still small, but now it's red; a perfect target of red and yellow (in a sea of black and grey) for inquisitive chicks.

Should I put Blu-Kote on it? Antibiotic ointment? Vaseline?

I don't want to separate her out if possible...

Oh Dear, what should I do?

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