eggs never get to fertilized

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by digghere1000, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. digghere1000

    digghere1000 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a rooster and a hen. I put them together for breeding purpose. The hen laid 15 eggs. I used three hens to sit on these eggs. Therefore, these eggs were less than six days old. The eggs were looking normal. The rooster looks very healthy. But none of them were hatched. Does anyone have any suggestion what to do to increase hatching ability?

    Look like these eggs never get to fertilized.
     
  2. Sally Sunshine

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    ChucktheChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well if ur birds are old they will not probably be fertile
     
  4. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    or if they are too young.
     
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    digghere1000 Out Of The Brooder

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    He is about 18 months old. I saw him mount the hen regularly.

    I bought them from the farm about two months ago. I'm not sure the history(illness) of them but they look very healthy.
     
  6. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    try another rooster, even though he mounts doesnt mean he can fertilize, as i learned from Sparky..
     

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