egg fertility

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by angora831, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. angora831

    angora831 In the Brooder

    Aug 26, 2008
    Manhattan, KS
    This may be a rookie question, but I have seen breeders, who sell eggs, state that they have done a fertility test on their eggs and they can say that they are 100% fertile. How is this done and can the accuracy of this statement be backed up in some way?
  2. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    well, I think there are 2 ways....
    crack open a bunch and look for the bullseye or
    set a lot in the bator and see what grows...
  3. shortcake1806

    shortcake1806 Sassy McSassington

    Sep 11, 2007
    Yep those are the two methods I'm aware of. Basically they're saying either all had bullseyes or all developed.

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