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can eggs be to hard for chicks to hatch out

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mommaofchickens, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. mommaofchickens

    mommaofchickens Out Of The Brooder

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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.
     
  2. MeepBeep

    MeepBeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 ;) Honestly though, creating a hole from the inside out is easier than from the outside in...
     
  3. mommaofchickens

    mommaofchickens Out Of The Brooder

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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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