Are these eggs fertile or not fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by rikku_03, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. rikku_03

    rikku_03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These eggs are around 14 days and they don't really look like they are fertile and I don't see any veins so I was wondering if it is infertile.


    The first 2 eggs are Egg #2 and the 2 eggs on the end are Egg #1.

    http://img6.imageshack.us/gal.php?g=img0103g.jpg

    I have another egg but it is brown so I can't really tell if its fertile or not yet.
     
  2. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    not developing and not fertile are two totally different things. The only way to tell if the eggs are in fact infertile is to crack it open and check for the spot. There is a sticky by speckledhen that shows the difference on the incubating and hatching forum.

    You would be able to see veining if they were developing.
     
  3. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    What day are you on?
     
  4. Cara

    Cara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:
    These eggs are around 14 days
     
  5. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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  6. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First of all:
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    For being day 14 they seem like there's not much in there.
    but I afraid of influencing you into thinking they are no good just based on a few photos.
    let's hope folks will chime in some more with their opinions.
    Carolyn
     
  7. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    They are dudds.
    At day 14 the shell should be nearly blacked out. They could have been fertile and died. When you toss then, look to see if there was anything in them.
    But from the pics, they arent alive at day 14
    Aubrey
     
  8. rikku_03

    rikku_03 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I think I'll wait until the 21st day to crack them because I'm afraid that it might be developing even though I think it isn't.
     
  9. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    dont let them burst in the incubator!
     
  10. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Yeah, there is no hope ... sorry.. there would be a huge dark mass and an air cell... all there is ..is yolk [​IMG]

    and you don't want to clean up a stinky mess in your bator.
     

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