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Ambilical Lump??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by hamster, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. hamster

    hamster New Egg

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    I was checking my chicks for pasted up bottoms and noticed on one of them a lump that looked like a M&M stuck to her bottom. After careful observation, it looks like it is attached to where if a chicken had a belly button would be. Do I need to be concerned about this? It is a Barred Plymouth Rock. Does not show any signs of being sick.
     
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2012
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Leave it be and let it heal on it's own. Keep the brooder very clean until it does so.

    Good luck.
     
  3. feathers_3

    feathers_3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could also be a tiny bit of unabsorbed yolk. Keep the area clean and the chick should be ok.
     

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