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Are my chickens eggs fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Drew74, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Drew74

    Drew74 Hatching

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    These are from my relatively new (late 2103) black orpington project. I'm not sure if these eggs are fertile or not? Help!
     

  2. It's impossible to tell if they're fertile or not, until they've been incubated for a few days(or sat on by a broody hen) than you got to candle them
     

  3. Do you mean 2013? :D
     
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  4. Oh, and :welcome
     
  5. loveallanimals

    loveallanimals In the Brooder

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    If the little white spots on the yolk look like discs and are perfectly round then the eggs are fertilized. It kinda looks like they are![​IMG]
     
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  6. Drew74

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    Thank you both for responding! I had a feeling that I was going to have to just keep incubating and trying to candle the eggs and see if they are fertile. It is rather difficult to see through my chickens brown egg shells. I think I might see some bright spots in my latest batch!:D
     
  7. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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  8. showinbirds

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    I think you got it!
     

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