chicks with belly buttons???

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rhythmicgoldfish, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. rhythmicgoldfish

    rhythmicgoldfish Songster

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    my chicks have pasty butt and while cleaning them i knowticed an orifice with a dried stubby bit at first i thought it was there vent and that it was dried feces ( i even gave it a bit of a tug to try to dislodge it) then i saw the acutal anus ... do chickens have belly buttons?
     

  2. Roo

    Roo In the Brooder

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    Yes. Thats were they absorb the yolk sack.
     

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