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Bruised egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Eggsie16, May 20, 2016.

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    Hi,I have a blue EE chick hatching in the incubator. I noticed a dark "bruised-like" spot just before pipping. The chick has now been pipping for 14 hours with only the beak out. I did removed the egg and assist removing some of the shell from its face, only to nic a vein. I immediately stopped and placed it back in the incubator. Has anyone seen this before?
     

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