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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Brooke0207, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. Brooke0207

    Brooke0207 In the Brooder

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    I have 13 eggs in my incubator ranging anywhere from 1-8 days old. 8 days ago I put my first 3 golden polish eggs in the incubator (My girls first lays) and have continued to add new eggs everyday. Yesterday I candled my eggs and i can clearly see growth in my egg labeled 1 but 2 and 3 are infertile. So out of curiosity I candled up to egg six(5 days old) and I noticed only 1 and 6 are fertile. Is my rooster just not getting the job done? or is this because it's the girls first lays?
     
  2. theuglychick

    theuglychick Crowing

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    Im thinking it's just the time of the year. A lot of birds are going into molting and for a lot, their fertility plummets.
     
  3. Brooke0207

    Brooke0207 In the Brooder

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    Ohhh that makes a lot more sense thank you!
     
  4. theuglychick

    theuglychick Crowing

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    A lot of us are having the same issues!
     

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