Has this egg begun internal pipping? PICS Included!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nelaka, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Nelaka

    Nelaka Out Of The Brooder

    33
    0
    32
    Oct 5, 2010
    Hi,

    Has this egg begun internal pipping?

    The pics are taken at a different angles and distances.
    Also, there are only 3 pics.
    The other 3, I just copied and drew a line on where the 'crack' was.
    So then, you guys could easily compare the actual picture with the copied version of that picture that has a black line over the crack.

    [​IMG]

    PS; They are on Day 25 now and still, I have seen no movement.

    Please, I need to know ASAP!!!

    Thanks In Advance!
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2010
  2. Tigerjane

    Tigerjane Chillin' With My Peeps

    397
    1
    111
    Jun 17, 2010
    Pflugerville, TX
    I say no. At hatching, the bird should be taking up so much of the egg that there's no more air pocket, but I'm certainly no expert.
     
  3. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Ontario
    I didn't look at the pics(dial up) But if an egg has internally pipped, you should be able to hear peeping. Also upon candling(an internally pipped egg) Yopu'll see a little beak, moving around in the air cell. If they have internally pipped...you shouldn't be candling them [​IMG]
     
  4. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Ontario
    Quote:I actually just read your whole post. If those are chicken eggs(21 day incubation) and you are on day 25 and you see no movement and hear no peeping, I personally would discard them.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by