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Egg Fertility - Pictures

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by casportpony, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Been doubting my ability to tell the difference between fertile and infertile eggs, so I took these today:

    This is a fertile duck egg
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    This is a fertile duck egg from the same nest that I incubated for 24 hours:
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    -Kathy
     
  2. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good pictures. You can see definitely see the Blastoderm in the second photo. How it looks like a bulls eye instead of just a white dot.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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