1. Buzzard Bluff

    Buzzard Bluff Hatching

    Aug 17, 2009
    stupid question - is the navel about an inch infront of the vent on newly hatched chicks, and will it be red with a little bit of protrusion
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2010
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Not a stupid question. The vent is below the tail behind the chick. The navel is under the chick, yes about an inch in front of the vent (although I never measured) yes to red and protruding a bit. I've read it is called the stump. Are you having a problem?

    Imp-It's been a long time since I've had chicks.

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