Please, need immediate help. Pip on bottom

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Jeffross1968, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    Been watching my brahma egg all day bouncing around, and have been surprised that the chick hadn't pipped. Well, it did. But the pip is down around the bottom, resting on the metal grate. Should I open for a second and turn the egg so that the pip is on the top? It looks like it's really pushing it out as much as possible, but it can't due to the pip resting on the metal. What should I do??
     
  2. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Turn it! Those of mine that pip on the bottom usually drown!

    Let us know what happens.

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  3. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    Thank you, done!!! Ugh!!!
     
  4. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    Ok, it hatched! Is the poor pathetic thing supposed to be able to stand quickly? It's rolling around....also, is there ever any thing left in the shell afterward? I think this thing is alien...
     
  5. Barbedwirecat

    Barbedwirecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pics?
     
  6. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    Quote:Sure thing!

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  7. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    I was in for a surprize to. Yes yellowy (not yolk) junk left in the bottom of the shell and the chick takes a long time to get it's legs going well. By a day old they look more typical of baby chicks.

    good job on the save!
     
  8. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    is that rocky or bullwinkle?? lol saw one of ur other posts,
     
  9. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    That one is Rocky. I'll get a bullwinkle up soon!
     
  10. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    did bullwinkle hatch already? aww soo cute! cant wait for mine to hatch
     

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