Pimple like growth on chick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by haileyeverhart, Feb 25, 2017.

  1. haileyeverhart

    haileyeverhart Out Of The Brooder

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    My amaracauna chick I just got from Big R has pasty butt, i wipe her butt everyday and put olive oil on it but i just recently discovered what i thought was just poop stuck to her below her vent. I took tweezers and pullled it out. Something was growing inside of her and there is now a small hole. Ive never seen this before. I put antibiotic ointment on it just in case it could get infected. She drinks water and eats and acts fine. It reminded me of a blackhead or something like that. She didnt make a peep so it didnt hurt her. But im afraid i left remnants of something bad. Please help im worried. Ill attach close up pictures.
     
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    [​IMG] this is a very close up pic of the hole after i took the thing out.
     
  3. haileyeverhart

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  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That's the naval. Leave it alone.
     
  6. haileyeverhart

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    Whats the naval
     
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  7. haileyeverhart

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    So it was poop stuck to the naval? That hole is the naval? Is it okay if i put antibiotic ointment on it?
     
  8. junebuggena

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    The naval is where the yolk attached to the chick while in the egg. Just leave it alone. Don't pick at it.
     

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