Egg fertility question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RCCheshire, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. RCCheshire

    RCCheshire Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wondering if these eggs look fertile to you all. In person I was convinced I saw a bullseye on one of these but in the picture it doesn't look like it. Ah! [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
    Thanks in advance!!
     
  2. RCCheshire

    RCCheshire Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm afraid I'm not seeing any that look fertile in your pic :(
     
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  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Nope, not fertile.
     
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  7. RCCheshire

    RCCheshire Out Of The Brooder

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  8. RCCheshire

    RCCheshire Out Of The Brooder

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    I was afraid of that. Is it crazy to think he is mourning? He fathered a chick and had successful forming eggs under a broody Hen when we had a fox tragedy with the chick, eggs and three hens falling victim. Ever since then, he rarely does his dance or mates that I see. :( and all the hens eggs are like this now.
     
  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Time of year does play a part in fertility. Even my young cockerel is only at about 50%. Just like the shorter days stop a hen from laying, it also affects a rooster's willingness to mate.
     

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