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Help: Swollen baby silkie bum

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by xadika, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. xadika

    xadika Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. patyrdz

    patyrdz The Madd Hatcher

    Feb 26, 2009
    Southern Pines, NC
    I'm not sure, it is hard for me to tell because of the dark skin. I would keep it clean and use the antibiotic cream. Be very gentle. I am thinking it is the umbilical cord that needs to heal! I would make sure the other chicks are not pecking at it. If they are move him. Good luck!!
     
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  3. xadika

    xadika Chillin' With My Peeps

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