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Originally Posted by sherrihws View Post

I have 7 girls that I've raised, with no rooster ever. This morning I cracked a very furtile egg. HOW? And how do I prevent this - or is there a way to know before I crack the egg. Gross

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What do you mean by "very fertile"? Was there blood or a meat spot in it? That can happen at any time, in any egg. It's not a chick, just the result of a glitch in the egg assembly line. You don't see it very often in the store-bought eggs because they're candled and the imperfect ones don't make it to the store.

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post #12 of 12
I am pretty sure it was the neighbors roo... so strange
 
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