Are these Eggs Fertile?? *Opened Up Pics*

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Griffin Nest, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 button quail. 2 Female and one male. I get 2 eggs a day from them. My male is... slow. He's not like the normal quail. He doesn't run away or freak out, and I never even TRIED taming him. He's just like that.

    Every time I collect the eggs (which is about every 2-3 days) I open every single one up. Every time it's the same thing. I see a little blastodisc (looks like a white speck) which means that they are infertile. Lately, my male quail has been acting very affectionate to the females. (I've seen him grooming them, giving them food, and being interested in the eggs they lay. It's very cute [​IMG]) So I let my female lay on the eggs for one day. I've let her sit on eggs before, hoping that when I open them I will see something, but I never do. But today, I opened some and saw something totally different! There were fuzzy large masses on the middle of the yolk. I also opened one up that was layed just before I broke it open, and it didn't look like the white speck I'm used to. It looked like a fuzzy eye. I open them because I don't want chicks anyway, but in the future near I'm deciding to incubate more button eggs. I was already planning on just ordering fertile eggs, but if these eggs are fertile, I won't NEED to order any! [​IMG]

    So... ARE THESE FERTILE?! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    The one on the very left was sat on for about 30 hours, and my other quail snuck a few in so they are about a day old, and the one on the very right is the one that was just laid.
     
  2. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look fertile to me.. [​IMG] But I'm no expert so hopefully someone better will come along!
     
  3. Griffin Nest

    Griffin Nest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are large masses like this common in INFERTILE incubated eggs too?????
     
  4. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that, I am not sure about.
     
  5. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look fertile.
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    They look fertile to me too.
     
  7. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely fertile.

    Look at that bullseye!
     

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