HELP! Saddled Air Cell and Pip On Wrong End!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rabrabs14, Nov 10, 2016.

  1. rabrabs14

    rabrabs14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Currently have a pipped shipped egg, pipped very recently (today is day 20). It has a saddled air cell and the chick pipped on the wrong end. Will I eventually need to intervene?? If so, when???
     
  2. aliequack05

    aliequack05 New Egg

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    Intervene now if not it will die it may bleed a little but just take the top of and leave them in the egg they can suffocate if you don't hope this helped
     
  3. rabrabs14

    rabrabs14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has made good progress in the last hour (picture below). I heard we shouldn't intervene until 12 hours later and/or no progress? How does it look (sorry for bad pic)?

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  4. aliequack05

    aliequack05 New Egg

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    Ok did not realize it had progressed if it has pecked all the way around the egg then you can just take off the top and it will not harm them at all I did this for my eggs
     
  5. rabrabs14

    rabrabs14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a better pic. It has not zipped just a pip for now.
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