Baby chicks navel stump

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by thechickman04, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what is a chicks navel stump and should it be hanging out?
     
  2. Badhbh

    Badhbh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's the umbilical stump. It can take a few days to fall off after hatching.
     
  3. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it below the butt?
     
  4. Badhbh

    Badhbh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes.
     
  5. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    anyone happen to have a picture of a naval stump?
     
  6. Badhbh

    Badhbh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't, but I can probably get a picture of the navel... one of the new chickies has a really obvious one.
     

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