Protruding, dry navel

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Memphreman, May 1, 2016.

  1. Memphreman

    Memphreman New Egg

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    Hi,
    I might just be being a worry wart, but I received my first ever chicks today and one has a dry, protruding navel. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to help her along?

    Thanks

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  2. countrygirl345

    countrygirl345 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure that that isn't poop stuck to her feathers?
     
  3. realsis

    realsis Crazy for Silkies

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    Leave it alone and it should heal up. If it looks like it might be getting a infection you might consider a antibiotic cream (without pain killer) and possibly a antibiotic added to water. After treatment give probotics to restore beneficial bacteria into her system.
     

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