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Is this the beginning of a pip?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by FromChictoChick, Feb 13, 2013.

  1. Yes

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  1. FromChictoChick

    FromChictoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Egg 6 at the top- is the beginning of a pip?

    Can you tell this is my first time hatching eggs? lol
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    Probably, but that is unusual. Pips are usually around the side, maybe just under the air cell. I’ve seen them at a lot of different places on the egg but never up there.

    But if that is a new development, it’s probably a pip, especially at the time stage you are in. That’s unusual enough that I’m not sure how it is going to work out for you. The chick may be trying to pip there or maybe it really hammered the internal pip and the shell was a little thin.

    I advise patience and wish you luck.
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    yup, and it may take the chick 24 hrs after the first pip be patient.
     
  4. FromChictoChick

    FromChictoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ta da!
    F2 Olive Egger with beautiful feathered legs from her FBCM daddy!
     
  5. TweetyNPetey

    TweetyNPetey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aww!It's adorable!! Congrats!
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2013

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