Small umbilical cord hernia question....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cthrash1, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    It isn't hanging out or anything just looks like a round scab on its belly. Will this eventually just drop off?
  2. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    What that is, is the yolk that the chick didn't finish absorbing. It should continue to absorb this and go away. You may want to clean it with some saline and put a little neosporin on it. Everything should be fine though.

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