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HELP! broody died eggs are dying

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Spiderduck, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. Spiderduck

    Spiderduck Songster

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    I dont know...
    However i have stopped applying it since last night.
     
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    TJs chicklets Chirping

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    Don't bother with a safety hole, just start chipping away. You can peel the outer membrane attached to the shell, no problem.

    You got this!
     
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  3. Spiderduck

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    Okay!!! If you say so. I will go right now and crack a tiny bit off
     
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  4. Spiderduck

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    Ummm

    As you can see in the picture of the egg. The pip hole is just a small triangle. No other cracks..how do i open this up?

    Any methods or do i just gently pull a bit with my fingernails? Use a tool
     
  5. TJs chicklets

    TJs chicklets Chirping

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    Id use tweezers.
     
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  6. Spiderduck

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    Sorry for bothering you once again.

    The egg shell is quite thick and will not break away easily. Even using tweezers.

    I think its because this pip is just a triangle and theres no smal push upward.

    What to do now.... shall i get a sharp screw and make a mark with that. Ive read to make a cross with it and then pull the shell off
     
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    Is this okay. Ive managed to remove a tiny bit of shell. What to do!?! Arrgghh the shell is quite hard and i am unsure where to remove the shell. The membrane is not broken i think. And cant hear any peeping. Is this normal. Shall i keep removing bit by bit

    Shall i remove it towards the fat end of the egg or is candeling important to do to see where its head is?
     
  8. TJs chicklets

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    You should be good with removing shell towrd the fat end- use whatever you have to to carefully break in. Candling will give extra piece if mind that you aren't hitting the chick, but the pips in a pretty normal spot, so you should be fine as long as you are careful. Go ahead and rip that outer membrane, too, so you can see.
     
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    Really!! I will go and try it now.

    What a relief its in a normal spot... phew

    I will try my best remove the membrane carefully to see and hear..

    Its like i need you with me!!! Cant you do it for me.
     
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  10. TJs chicklets

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    Lol, bit of a long flight!

    Chip back more shell, too. At least the size of a small coin.

    I'll check back in half an hour or so, see how it's going, but I know you can do this!
     

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