"Are My Eggs Fertile?" Help From Hatchers Thread

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by OneCrazyCowgirl, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok so I need help with figuring out if my eggs are fertile and y'all's help would be nice. I bet other people would like y'all's opinion too so I made this thread
     
  2. Kathrynmodra

    Kathrynmodra Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep following this one. First time incubating and I have 4 araucana eggs in it. They came from a pen with a rooster. But I don't know if that means they are fertile or not.
     
  3. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok so my leghorn has been laying on eggs. Idk how long but I candled them the best I could and took pics of 2 of the 6 eggs.
    Egg 1
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    Egg 2
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    Anyone know?
     
  4. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Same here, first time hatching. Hopefully we can get some hatcher help
     
  5. Kathrynmodra

    Kathrynmodra Out Of The Brooder

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    Have you started to incubate them? The only thing I have read is that you need to put them in the incubator for 3 days then look for veins. I have no experience with it myself but mine are day 2 in the bator so tomorrow I might see something.
     
  6. bobbi-j

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  7. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    I saw that. Just wanted some individual opinions. :) Thanks! I'm gonna go check the other eggs and post pics of those too.
     
  8. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well I'm not incubating them. I just don't know anything about hatching chicks and this is my first time. I have 3 broody hens trying to hatch some eggs
     
  9. Kathrynmodra

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    Thanks. bobbi j that is helpful to me, I can clearly see the veins I need to look for.

    A broody hen would be great. All my chickens are too young to lay, but I have some fizzle crosses and heard they get broody. So hopefully in the future they can be good little mummas for me :) good luck!
     
  10. OneCrazyCowgirl

    OneCrazyCowgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks! Ok so I took pics of the other 3 eggs. Can anyone tell me if egg 5 is fertile??? Half the egg is like dark. Could that be a body or?

    Egg 3
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    Egg 4
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    Egg 5
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