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I have another one pipped on the wrong end.... HELP!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by steffpeck, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I have another chick that is pipping at the wrong end. I am really worried that they are all like this. I have lost several from other hatches that have been upside down. What do I do??
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    There is not allot you can do. Shipped eggs often get the air cell ruptured and the chicks will pip into the air cell wherever it is. Keep an eye on the pip and if after 18-24 hours you might have to help. I have had them hatch out on the wrong end before. I have had them get stuck as well. Check the sticky on the top of this forum to see how to help the baby out.

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