wha?...Pipping at wrong end

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tcal, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. tcal

    tcal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do I have 2 eggs pipping on the small end? 20 something other eggs are doing normal. they were all stored with big end up before incubating. [​IMG]
     
  2. the_eagle69

    the_eagle69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for some reason that is the way the chick developed the air sack may have been on that end. Even if not if it is piped they should be fine i would think.
     
  3. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

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    Happens sometimes. For some reason mine like to pip right in the middle of the egg unless I leave them in cartons to hatch. I still have good hatch rates. Once they make the hole to breathe out of odds are they'll make it out so long as your humidity and temp is right.
     
  4. tcal

    tcal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    update....they surely did hatch out fine (out the wrong end). [​IMG]
     
  5. the_eagle69

    the_eagle69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrads [​IMG] i have 22 as of 6 am and still pipin
     

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