Quail pup upside down help

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by helcatamy, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. helcatamy

    helcatamy New Egg

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    Hi not sure how but one of my quail eggs has piped upside down! They're obviously on lockdown so I'm not keen on opening the incubator; will he be ok or what should I do? Argh why did that have to happen? Thought I'd been so careful!
     
  2. Chicken Chat

    Chicken Chat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apparently your chick didn't get the message it was wrong way round. They have been known to be able to get out on their own, I would give it 12 hrs, if no progress, it's up to you if you want to assist a bit. That is a tough call, especially if the rest are trying to hatch. I always struggle with what to do, open the lid and possibly shrink wrap the rest or help. [​IMG]
     

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