chick piping the wrong way

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Gord2012, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. Gord2012

    Gord2012 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi guys can anyone tell me why my chick is pipng more near to the pointy end of the egg and not the end it it supose to , the air sack is in the right place aswell . if anyone could help me that would be great .thanks .
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick may not have been able to turn, to get into the right position.
     
  3. Gord2012

    Gord2012 Out Of The Brooder

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    will the chick hatch out as normal .
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    It does happen, though it's rare. It's usually caused by incorrect placement of the egg, for example pointy end up, or incorrect turning of the egg during incubation. The chick may need some assistance to hatch, but before you do anything read through this assisted hatch article. It will tell you what to look for and how to help, if needed:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/step-by-step-guide-to-assisted-hatching

    Good luck!
     
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  5. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    x2 is the chick chirping can you see its beak? there is no fluids running from the pip hole right?
     

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