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What is pipping?

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I have a broody on 4 eggs.  Friday will be day 21. I keep reading about 'Pipping'  What is it & when does it begin?
feldon

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pipping is when the chick starts to crack the shell.

http://lancaster.unl.edu/4h/Embryology/

This site shows some cool pics.

jackie

Family of 1 Husband, 2 human kids ( 14 and 12 yrs old), 1 dog, 9 cats, 1 Chinchillia, 7 rabbits, 4 pygmy goats, 1 horse, and too many chickens to count
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Family of 1 Husband, 2 human kids ( 14 and 12 yrs old), 1 dog, 9 cats, 1 Chinchillia, 7 rabbits, 4 pygmy goats, 1 horse, and too many chickens to count
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