egg fertile or not?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by peepsthebrassy, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. peepsthebrassy

    peepsthebrassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my hen peeps lays eggs that have blood in them. can futile eggs only have blood spots or does infertile have them too.
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    They all can have blood spots in them.

    To check for fertility you need to look for the bullseye on the yolk.

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  3. peepsthebrassy

    peepsthebrassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Why do they have blood spots? Does the age of the hen have to do with having blood spots in the eggs? I have only had two eggs from my older hen and both of them had blood spots in them.
     
  4. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    From what I understand it has something to do with blood vessels popping or rupturing as it's pushed down the track. I have not official researched the why, but I did read that it a discussion about blood spots in eggs.
     
  5. peepsthebrassy

    peepsthebrassy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks when do you think they will stop appearing?
     
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