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can eggs be to hard for chicks to hatch out

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So I just got done with my first incubation and I put in about 5 of my Chickens eggs. She happens to lay some very hard eggs and when I did an egg toppsy it was so so hard for me to pip the egg as a chick would. so my question is, is it something that happens often? can a certain chickens eggs just be to hard to use for incubation.
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A chicks ability to peck the pip hole is very good, I doubt you have eggs that are too hard for them...

Also you can't exactly pip like a chick does as you don't fit in the egg wink.png Honestly though, creating a hole from the inside out is easier than from the outside in...
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well that's great news!!! I would love to have another go at hatching her eggs. Like I said it's my first time incubating eggs, but its such good news
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