pip in the wrong end in a carton, question.... *please respond*

mamanaturale

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my duck eggs were due like yesterday so i pulled one out to check it and it is pipped in the wrong end. they are all in a carton. would it be better if i took it out of the carton and laid it on its side?
thanks!
 

mamanaturale

Songster
10 Years
Apr 13, 2009
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spokane, wa
thanks! i went ahead and flipped him. i have no idea when he pipped... so should i help 12 hours from now? or less?
 

Akane

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Jun 15, 2008
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I'd just lay it down. I've had a couple pip the wrong end. One was nearly the middle of the egg so I just shoved it sideways (bantam egg in a large carton) and the chick hatched with the egg still in the carton narrow end down. The others I've laid down on the mesh in front of the carton.
 

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