Bantam roo fertilizing eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by imfowl, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. imfowl

    imfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I cracked my eggs for my omelet this morning, I looked to see if they were fertilized just out of curiosity. [​IMG] According to the pics I saw on here, they seem to all be fertile. The only problem is that my only rooster is a OEG bantam. My hens are RIR, cochin, and black sex link. I just dont see how it is physically possible for that little bitty roo to fertilize those big ol' hens. Or am I just not looking at the yolks right?
     
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  2. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I couldn't say for sure, and you'd have to incubate the eggs to know for sure, but those little guys can usually find a way [​IMG]
     
  3. marymac

    marymac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just couldn't help myself here. Just like people of different sizes . they always find a way:[​IMG]
     
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  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

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    He's a smart little man [​IMG]

    If you post a pic of your egg/yolk im sure we can help tell you !!
     
  5. imfowl

    imfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will post some pics of the yolks tomorrow. This morning's are already in my belly:drool They just looked to tasty to keep for further examination.
     
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Yes, no matter how unlikely it seems, it is deffinitely possible! My only roo this past summer was a dutch, and I got quite a few fertile eggs from my dad's giant cochin hen! If there's a will, there's a way! [​IMG]
     

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