chick hatched and have womething dangling.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Countrypunk92, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. Countrypunk92

    Countrypunk92 Songster

    May 26, 2009
    Portland, tennessee
    When One of my chicks hatched it was attached to a fleshy cord, maybe navel? Well it broke free finally but has a cord dangling from it. Is this something I need tobworry about?

  2. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Songster

    Jul 22, 2011
    Northeast NC
    I believe I've read that it will dry up on it's own, but that you may need to separate it from the others so they don't pick at it before it's ready to fall off on it's own. Not positive, so hopefully a wise person will show up and confirm or deny!
  3. that's pretty much the chicks umbilical cord.. no worries.. it will dry up on its own

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