What does it mean "has zipped completely around the egg"?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tberggren, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. tberggren

    tberggren Songster

    Jan 20, 2008
    Ithaca NY
    Does it refer to the process of cracking the egg apart?
    I looked in the glossary but there wasn't a definition.

    Just wondering.

    Thanks [​IMG]
  2. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
    yes, it means the chick has made an opening all around the egg. You can see pics of it in most of the threads of hatching chicks on here....we love to post pics and we love to see them. [​IMG]
    And welcome
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2008

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