red spot on belly

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by swtangel321, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Can anyone tell me why my chick hatched with a red/bloody spot on it's belly ??? Will it be ok ?? Or will it die.... It's chirping away like crazy !!! Thanks
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That is its navel. It is the area where the yolk was absorbed before hatch. Leave it alone and watch the chick. It should close up in the next 24 hours.
     

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