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Ambilical Lump??

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

  1. hamster

    hamster New Egg

    Mar 19, 2012
    Niagara Region, Ontario
    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

    Apr 15, 2009
    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

    May 18, 2011
    Eastern NC
    It could also be a tiny bit of unabsorbed yolk. Keep the area clean and the chick should be ok.

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