Help, What's wrong with this egg????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sue S, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Sue S

    Sue S Songster

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    This egg starting piping lastnite & it looked fine this morning & now it has a red spot near where it's piping, is it ok??? I can hear it piping & it's moving in the egg, please help piped egg.jpg
     
  2. lazy gardener

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    It pipped a blood vessel. Am I seeing a lot of red staining on the egg? or just that spot above the pip? As long as the chick is still moving and making sounds, I'd not worry. I'd also not intervene in this case even if the chick goes silent for a lengthy time. They need to rest to absorb the yolk and peripheral vasculature.
     
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  3. Sue S

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    Just the spot in the pic above where it's piping
     
  4. Sue S

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    When should I become concerned????
     

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