boy eggs vs girl eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by granmahen, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. granmahen

    granmahen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 11, 2008
    Bakersfield, CA
    Okay, nobody laugh but neighbor girl said her book on chickens says a pointed egg would have hatched a cockeral if had been fertilized and a rounded egg would have been a pullet. Is she or the book pulling my leg?
  2. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I think its an old wives tale. I heard that on here before.
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I've heard it before too.
  4. whitecra

    whitecra Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Some one told me that one time also. I just don't know if that works or not.
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I can tell you it's definitely an old wives tale or else all those very rounded beautiful eggs my BR Lexie lays wouldn't be hatching mostly cockerels lately.
  6. krjwaj

    krjwaj Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    Apex, NC
    We've heard that too but I don't think its true. Really, then why are some unfertilized round and some pointed? Things that make ya' go hmmmm

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