Pipped egg facing down

Discussion in 'Quail' started by jvaldez, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. jvaldez

    jvaldez New Egg

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    My chicks pip is facing down but is also a little bigger than a pip as I can see movement and maybe its beak?? It's been like this for more than a day and I don't want it to die. Should I roll it over? Is the shell too hard to get out of bc not enough humidity? Please help!
     
  2. 007Sean

    007Sean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try misting the egg with warm water from a spray bottle. with the pip facing down, so it won't drown. Set the egg up right, small end down, in either the turner which should be turned off or an egg carton, to keep it up right. Might still need some assistance in hatching but go slow if it requires help in breaking out. HTH Good Luck
     
  3. jvaldez

    jvaldez New Egg

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    It just broke through!!! Not all the way out but totally zipped! I'm so relieved :))
     
  4. 007Sean

    007Sean Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Glad it had a happy ending! They usually don't. Congrats!
     

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