Chick Pipping At The Wrong End Of The Egg?!?!?!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WRVgirl, Oct 11, 2012.

  1. WRVgirl

    WRVgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Long story short, this is my last hatch of the year. [Waiting on some eggs to hatch out for my neighbors as they lost their whole flock (that I hatched for them in the spring) to a stray dog] I've got 8 English Orpingtons pipping, zipping and hatching at the moment, but I'm a little concerned as one of the chicks is pipping at the narrow end of the egg!

    He's made a hole and seems to be trying to zip, is this ok??

    I've never had a chick pip from the wrong end!!

    Is there anything I should do, or will he be ok?

    Thanks so much!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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