Position of egg when incubating

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Ja123, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. Ja123

    Ja123 Out Of The Brooder

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    will eggs hatch if the egg has been placed pointed end up???
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It will not be positioned to be in the correct position to break into the air cell. While it is possible for chicks to hatch from the wrong end of the egg, the hatch rate is very low, and they usually need assistance.
     
  3. Ja123

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    one out and another on the way!!! First one looks strong and healthy
     
  4. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Congrats!! Do u have pics??
     
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  6. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    They're cute!
     
  7. Ja123

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    hopefully a few more soon
     
  8. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's wonderful. They're SO cute! Sometimes chicks really defy all odds. Hopefully more will hatch soon!!
     

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