Anyway to tell diffence between fertile and non-fertile before bator?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by floridachickhatcher, May 24, 2011.

  1. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any way to tell a fertile egg from a non-fertile one before you put them in the incubator?
     
  2. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you figure this out, you'd be a very rich person. Seriously though, only way I know is to incubate for a few days and then candle to see if anything is developing.
     
  3. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

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    If you candle them, in a fertilized egg, the dark dot thing is rounder
     

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