pip on side of egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by horsechick, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have one in an egg carton, looks like its piped on the side, not on top, not on bottom, but side. Is that ok?
    Thank you,
    angela
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They normally pip kind of on the side of the egg. THat's where their beak is after they break though the air cell.
     
  3. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, this one is exactly in the middle of the egg, every other one seems to pip more towards topside.
    Hasn't changed any since yesterday.
    Will keep eye on.
    Thanks again,
    Angela
     
  4. Zookeeper9000

    Zookeeper9000 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2008
    Gladstone MI
    Was wondering how your hatch was going. Hope your little one makes it
     
  5. horsechick

    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Day 21 here, we have 3 silkies and 2 orpingtons hatched, two more with pips and the one that pipped on the side hasn't done anything else yet.
    I am really wanting to get in there and my kids and DH keep saying "KEEP YOUR MITS OFF! YOU KNOW WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU MESS WITH THEM!" [​IMG]

    So I am trying not to mess with it.
    Personally I think its a goner.
    Hope I'm wrong.

    Two silkies that hatched are sooo adorable! They have the little knobs on their heads and I'm hoping they will be very nice when grown!

    Thanks all,
    Angela
     
  6. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
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