Has this happened to you? - Early pip

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by snugglepup, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. snugglepup

    snugglepup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were moving the eggs out of the turner tonight, since they are due to hatch on Sunday... and I noticed one had pipped already. At first I thought I had cracked one in moving it, there is a definite punched out triangle of shell... but closer to the narrow end of the egg. I'm freaked out. I couldn't hear any peeping, I hope he's still ok.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Sometimes they accidentally pip early. Don't worry too much now and expect them to all hatch the same day.
     

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