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    Hi, I started incubating a pigeon egg a few weeks ago. Today is the 18th day and yesterday i noticed a small dark mark on the egg, it looks as though it is inside. It has grown to the size in the picture below in about 15 hours ish. Is this the chick preparing to hatch? Or something else...
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    I got 3 Ringneck Dove eggs from my mother in law. (My husband's family has been breeding Ringnecks for years.) One of the 3 eggs was not fertilized but the other two were growing great. Well I noticed around 10:30am yesterday that both eggs started to crack. As the day went by I didn't see much...
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    Yesterday afternoon I noticed that one of Rainbow's eggs (although Mubcupk was sitting on them at the time) had a chip in it. Yesterday was their "due date" so I watched it for further signs of pipping. This morning, I can see two more peck marks in the shell, but none of them have actually...
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    OK, so I dont know if I just need to vent or I have questions. I just got done telling my "russian shaky neck tumbler" that she's the worst excuse for a mother I've ever seen. I was pretty upset and if it were a real woman Im sure she would've ran off in tears. This week two eggs began...
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    Egg pipping (UPDATE: egg hatched!) My dove egg started to pip around 4am today. It is now 1pm (so 9 hours later). So far there is just raised “line” going about 1/5 the way around the top of the egg (at a 45 degree angle if you were to draw a strait line from one end of the egg to the other)...
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