Are these eggs fertilized

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by JonathanL23, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. JonathanL23

    JonathanL23 Chirping

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    So i have a male who is mating 3 female ducks i know one for sure, when i go out in the morning to check for chicken eggs theres always a duck egg on the floor im guessing she not ready or smart enough yet to make a nest. so instead of letting the egg go to waste i feed it to a dog , but i always look at it first and the last few times ill notice even with a few chicken eggs theres a white spot in the middle of the yolk does this mean its fertilized.
     

  2. Odelia

    Odelia Songster

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    There is always a white spot regardless. It is called the blastodisc. If it is shaped like a bulls eye the egg is fertile. You can google photos to see what it looks like.
     
  3. JonathanL23

    JonathanL23 Chirping

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    it is theres a white circle then a brighter white dot in the middle
     
  4. Odelia

    Odelia Songster

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    can you post a clear photo of the white spot?
     

  5. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Crowing

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    Most ducks don't use nesting boxes and unless the duck is going broody she won't make a nest, so to speak. Pics of the eggs would be helpful but you are looking for a bullseye.
     

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