Egg With a Suspicious Spot

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cluckinalong, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. cluckinalong

    cluckinalong Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not new to chickens but am a returning chicken'er after a 25 year absence.
    I have one old red hen (red sex link) and 6 supposed pullets from this year; March.
    Of that group, Three Buff's, one golden sex link, a red sometingorother, and one Americana.
    I am getting 4 to 6 eggs a day. Keep that thought. Six eggs tops.
    I was cracking 3 for a cake this morning and low and behold, there's a spot that just might be from a masculine source. Also, I just made cornbread and there was a white spot on that yolk, too.
    None of these chickens run loose. None of them are sprouting flowing tail feathers and none of them are crowing.
    Without a doubt the Americana is a little girl. I have the blue/green eggs to prove it.
    Is it possible that these white circles are where the yolk was released from the ovary?
     
  2. catdaddyfro

    catdaddyfro Overrun With Chickens

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    The spot is where the sperm would enter the egg if it had been fertilized by a roo.

    Perfectly normal all eggs have one, its called the germ spot.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I agree. If the egg were fertilized the spot would be surrounded by a ring, making it look like a bullseye.
     

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