Are these fertilized?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chicky-bock-bock-mamma, Jan 10, 2018.

  1. Chicky-bock-bock-mamma

    Chicky-bock-bock-mamma In the Brooder

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    Good day my "peeps",
    I have a pullet that just graduated to HEN :) yea!!! She is a Welsummer and I have a Black Copper Marans roo. The roo is only 7 months old so I have a couple questions as I am new to having a roo.
    #1 He is only 7 months old, is he sexually mature?
    #2 What breed do you get when you breed a Black Copper Marans to a Welsummer?
    #3 Do these eggs look fertile? These are her first 2 eggs laid.

    Thanks for your time!
     

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  2. Welshies

    Welshies Crowing

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    Those are not fertile. Sorry!
     
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  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    You don't get a breed when crossing two breeds. It's a mutt, mixed, or hybrid if you will.

    Those eggs as far as I can tell are fertile. Dot that grew into a doughnut on yolk.
     
  4. rjohns39

    rjohns39 Wrangler

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us:ya
     
  5. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    Perhaps we need a close up of that fertile effort on yolk....
     
  6. Welshies

    Welshies Crowing

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    What about the blood spot?
     
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  7. Chicky-bock-bock-mamma

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    What does a blood spot mean?
     
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  8. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    Yes, he's sexually mature. And I see a bullseye too, so I agree with Egghead Jr, fertile.
     
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  9. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    You only get blood if the egg starts incubating (or the hen happens to get a little bit of blood or whatever during the egg making process).
     
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  10. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    What do I or the OP care if the bird sleffed off some ductwork? They said it was a new to lay pullet so It's all on par in my thinking. Blood spots are nothing more than loose material on the oval wall (don't really want to get more specific as I just scramble at that point) that is exited into the egg.

    Ok, I'll get a bit more specific...If I'm cracking eggs for over easy on toast and see a meat spot I'll quickly change gears and crack a lot more eggs for a scrambled breakfest. Don't tell my friends and familily it's because I'm trying to increase the odds I'm not the one to eat it! Nothing wrong with it but as the cook I know typically where it is unless scrambled....roulette...
     

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