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First time incubating first lockdown 2 eggs piped!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by shawn54, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. shawn54

    shawn54 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first attempt at incubation went into lockdown Sunday I have two eggs piped tonight one almost invisible just a few cracks and a slight raised area the other is a large area with a piece of shell missing and 3 small slits in membrane that the point of the beak comes out then goes back in. [​IMG] My question is is this normal or is something wrong? Thanks Shawn
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats on your pips :clap

    All sounds and looks normal, try not to worry. Good luck with your hatch :fl
     
  3. shawn54

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    At 4:30 am had at least 6 of 20 piped still no hatchers I had to go to work will be a long day hopefully there will be no trouble. Won't be home until 5:20pm this suspense is killing me!!
     
  4. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats.

    I know it will be a long day at work. But sometimes it's the best thing.

    Hatching can be more stressful staring at the bator all day. And it's easier to set on my hands at work than it is at the house while hatching.

    Your turkey eggs are looking good
     
  5. shawn54

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    My son sent me a pic!!! Taken at 8:07.[​IMG]
     
  6. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Congratulations :celebrate

    So cute! :love
     
  7. shawn54

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    11 hatched 8 moved to brooder 5 of last 9 piped go turkeys!!!!!
     

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