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are these fertilized?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Frost Homestead, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    two of these three have a round white bulls eye?
     
  2. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The 2 bottom ones look like it to me. [​IMG]
     
  3. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the round white bulls eye is present on all yolks, even store bought. The upper egg probably just has the bull's eye on the underside of the yolk where you wouldn't be able to see it.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the bottome 2 appear to be fertil
     
  5. blkpoodles

    blkpoodles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup looks it to me, that's what the bulls eye means, which i wont dout the upper one has
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    They look fertile to me.
     
  7. Frost Homestead

    Frost Homestead eggmonger

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    thanks! [​IMG] I was only wondering because the only cockerels I have are only 9 weeks old and I hadn't seen the bulls eye on any of my hens eggs before. do you think it's possible for a cockerel that young to fertilize the eggs?
     
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  8. pek

    pek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:i think so too
     
  9. pek

    pek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yup i had one trying he was only 2 ish months old
     
  10. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I wouldn't think so [​IMG]
    Have you had an older roo before?
    Is there anyway another rooster could be mating with your hens? like a neighbours roo?
     

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