Wrong end of the egg pip

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by walker1229, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. walker1229

    walker1229 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2013
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    I had 4 chicks pip early (day 18 and 19) 3 have hatched, 1 piped on the pointy end of the shell, after half a day of no progress I flecked off the parts it already broke just to see if I could tell if it was alive or shrink wrapped, its alive and I don't think its shrink wrapped, so I put it back and left it, now its been just over 24 hours with no progress, I checked again, still alive not shrink wrapped, so I picked off a tiny bit more shell hoping it would help, it bled a tiny bit though, so I am worried to try to pick any more off. It was just a tiny drop but I don't want to hurt it, but I don't want it to die because its stuck. Also I have 6 more eggs that haven't pipped, should I just give them more time? All the ones that did were my smaller breed birds and none of the bigger ones.
  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2015

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