Do These Eggs Look Fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cluckychick, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I cracked open some of my silkie eggs and am in need of opinions on wether anyone thinks they are fertile? The 4 silkies and 2 frizzles have been in their own pen with my silkie rooster for aprox. 2 weeks. These eggs are were collected yesterday. If they look fertile then I'm gonna add todays collection to the incubator with the eggs I received from MissP.

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  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    2nd photo, top right - yes. The other 2 no.

    The top left - double blastodyst - not seen too very often but not rare.
     
  3. Black Feather

    Black Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Agreed. Can't hatch them now though [​IMG]
     
  4. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    3 fertile eggs!!!
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Where do you see 3? There is no bullseye on 2 of them. The dot doesn't mean fertile. The dot is on every egg laid.
     
  6. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Sooo....today I will gather from my silkies and stick in the bator with MissP's eggs and candle about day 10 and see what I have. [​IMG]
     
  7. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Quote:Where do you see 3? There is no bullseye on 2 of them. The dot doesn't mean fertile. The dot is on every egg laid.

    That's what I thought to MissP [​IMG] Maybe today's collection will be better [​IMG]
     
  8. chicklady63

    chicklady63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I totally agree with MissPrissy. Just the one looks fertile.

    More time together may help, or try trimming the vent feathers on both the rooster and the hens may increase the fertility. Sometimes all the fluffy feathers on frizzles and silkies get in the way.

    Go on, throw some in the incubator anyway.


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