Piped but not zipped?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Celtic Hill, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    So I went int lockdown yesterday and immediately one of the eggs pipped. Now all this little bugger does is scream, he hasn't zipped yet. Is that normal?
     
  2. NancyP

    NancyP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, sometimes they can be quite pokey.
    Nancy
     
  3. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    Oh okay! I won't worry now! lol. I have a dozen Narragansett to hatch, so far one has pipped (it has two holes lol) and then two more are starting to break through, i can see where they cracked the eggs shell!
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I've got one just like it in my hatching tray right now. Made a very good zip last night and has not progressed a bit since then.

    I've learned my lesson with "helping" so he gets himself out or stays in there. Last season I had some take more than twenty four hours from first pip to full out.
     
  5. Celtic Hill

    Celtic Hill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 7, 2010
    Scotland CT
    It's werid, he has two pips. -shurgs- I dont plan on helping him, a second one piped! So excited! So I counted and 3 have that crack where you can tell they are getting ready to pip and the two more are pipped.
     

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