Pipped in one place now pecking in ANOTHER? Is this OK???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by M0therGoose, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my goose eggs has pipped on one part of the shell and now it is pecking in another part of the egg. Is this normal??? Did he get confused somehow??
     
  2. BeautifulBlue

    BeautifulBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He'll be fine. When I did my first hatch I saw this....turned out he was zipping lol
     
  3. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose Out Of The Brooder

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    What is zipping?
     
  4. Fox

    Fox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Zipping is when they are basically cutting off the top of the egg... the peck and push all the way around the egg with their beak, once they have that perforated line, then can push and pop out. Probably not the best explanation, but hope it helps you!
     
  5. M0therGoose

    M0therGoose Out Of The Brooder

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    Ohhhhh ok... that makes sense. Thanks! I am not worried anymore.[​IMG]
     

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