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pipping without rupturing into aircell

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by luke1992, Jan 29, 2016.

  1. luke1992

    luke1992 New Egg

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    can someone tell me why eggs are pipping the outer shell without pipping internally?Normally they would break their beak into the aircell and then they start pipping the outer shell.But now in this new incubator chicks are managing to start pipping the outer shell without breaking into the aircell.
     
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  2. ChickenCanoe

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  3. luke1992

    luke1992 New Egg

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    it does not seem to be that they are malpositioned.when candling I can see that there are pip marks on the shell where the air cell is aswell as where there are still veins(which is not normal)however when I made a hole in the shell where the air cell is I could see that the chicks did not break the membrane.
     
  4. CyndiD

    CyndiD Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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  5. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I suspect it applies to most bird species but especially poultry.
     
  6. kuchchicks

    kuchchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How did your hatch turn out?
     

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