opened up navel?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by vpeterson, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. vpeterson

    vpeterson Songster

    I have a day old bantam chick. I was picking at what I thought was pasty butt but looks like it turned out to be a scab over the navel. It opened up a bled slightly. Not a lot of blood but I am wondering what I should do so it doesn't get infected. Soap?

  2. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    Maybe a dab of blue kote (sp?)
    You don't want the other chicks pecking the area........
  3. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

    May 15, 2009
    A tiny bit of peroxide applied with a Q tip and then neosporin without the pain killer ingredient. Keep her separate to make sure the other don't pick on her. They could kill her.

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