Bellybutton issues??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickenChik, May 19, 2010.

  1. ChickenChik

    ChickenChik Songster

    Apr 10, 2010
    Kinsey, Alabama
    I have a little baby that hatched last night and he is bright and alert and super cute but there is something coming from his belly it is hard and brown (completly dry). When I moved it over to look where it was coming from there was a little hole. Do I need to snip it off and put antibiotics on? Help!
  2. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    Nope--don't worry about it. It's just his little dry umbilicus--just like a newborn human's. It will dry up and drop off on its own. If he's bright and happy and busy, he's fine. [​IMG] Congrats!!

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