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What is an internal pip?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tsid78, May 4, 2016.

  1. tsid78

    tsid78 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 14, 2016
    Hi there,
    I've tried to search the forum for this but can't seem to find it. When candling a duck egg (mine are on day 25 tom and about to go into lockdown), how can I tell if there is an internal pip??
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

    Mar 27, 2012
    My Coop
    It's when they pip into the air cell. When candling, you'll see the beak as a shadow in the air cell.

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