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Fertile egg? need answer fast!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Fussy8, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. Fussy8

    Fussy8 Songster

    Aug 4, 2011
    My bantam silkie pullet has been laying on 3 eggs over night now!she got off of them and would not lay back on them so i took them. i checked them with a flashlight and one of the silkie eggs has a dark area in it! it also has cracks all over it! It looks like it was squished with out it being crush do you know what i mean! i really need help!! IS IT GOING TO BE A CHICK!?!?!?!?! I am keeping it on a heater pack and in a dark place for now!! HELP ME!!

  2. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Crowing

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
    Unless you have an incubator I would toss them. As for the cracks I would toss that one especially.
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Are you sure that it is "cracks" and not veining? Does it look something like this? If it does the egg is developing.


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