Fertile Egg Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Geezer, Aug 30, 2016.

  1. Geezer

    Geezer Out Of The Brooder

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    I recently added a rooster to my flock of hens, and my wife is worried that one day while preparing breakfast she will crack open an egg with a partly developed chick inside. Should that be a concern?
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    No concern because in order for a chick to start developing, egg needs to be under a broody hen . Just collect your eggs daily or such and your breakfast will be meat free.
    WISHING YOU BEST and[​IMG]
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  4. Geezer

    Geezer Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your reply. I have told my wife the same thing, but coming from someone other me, (being new at keeping chickens) carries more weight.
     

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