Pasty butt or umbilical cord?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tortega18, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. tortega18

    tortega18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a chick hatch either early this morning or late last night and I put it in the brooder box and that's when I saw a thin string attached to its actual vent. It's like a thin brown string going down his back side with a black hard thing attached to it . I've tried washing it and putting Vaseline and nothing is helping. I even tried peroxide to help loosen the string and that didn't help either. Is this pasty butt or umbilical cord? And I had a good view it is attached to the vent . Just a thin string . Nothing else smeared around it
     
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2016
  2. SJanay

    SJanay Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you post a picture of it?
     
  3. tortega18

    tortega18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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