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Determining Fertile Chicken eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jaspacouts, May 12, 2008.

  1. Jaspacouts

    Jaspacouts Hatching

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    is there any way that you can tell if an egg is fertile???
     

  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    There are only two ways to tell fertile / nonfertile eggs...if you have a rooster in with your hens....gather daily and crack open a few into a dish and look for the bullseye/ sperm disc....or incubate and candle for veining and the embryo.....
     
    Last edited: May 12, 2008
  3. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

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  4. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

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    [​IMG] you can send them to me and i will put them in my incubator [​IMG]
     
  5. Grindlefamily

    Grindlefamily Songster

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    Quote:LOL I was thinking the same thing!!!! [​IMG]

    Louella
     

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