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does blood in the eggs mean i have a rooster?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by the-bird-man, Apr 3, 2011.

  1. the-bird-man

    the-bird-man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey all. my girls were hatched on oct 19th 2010. i have easter eggers, black stars and leghorns. well we have had some bloody eggs and my dad said that means we have a roo. is this true? god i hope its not because i love my girls so much! if we do have a roo i am sure it is a leghorn, 3 out of the 4 leghorns are laying. i am fairly new to chickens but my dad did keep them as a kid about 40 years ago. so what do you think? i would post pictures but i cant find my camera. i will be so heart broken if i have to give up one of my girls [​IMG]
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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  3. the-bird-man

    the-bird-man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:thank you so much ridgerunner! that makes me feel sooooooo much better! so what would a fertile egg look like? once again thank you [​IMG]
     
  4. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:thank you so much ridgerunner! that makes me feel sooooooo much better! so what would a fertile egg look like? once again thank you [​IMG]

    A Fertile egg has a tiny white dot on the yoke with a white ring around it. All eggs have the white spot, but if it's fertile it looks like a bulls eye.
     
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  6. alcap

    alcap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great link ridge runner ! This is just a wonderful website filled with great people . I'm proud to be a part of it! [​IMG]
     

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