Fertile eggs vs non fertile eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lolita117, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. lolita117

    lolita117 Songster

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    Hello,
    I'm going to get some chickens really soon and I'm wanting to get enough to sells some eggs as I side project (so about 15 or more). I also like the idea of buying a roo when I get my girls, so that I can hatch out my own. I was wondering about fertilized eggs versus non. Can you tell a difference in taste or visually, if you collect your eggs everyday? Do some people prefer fertilized eggs? I super new to all of this, so any info will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Songster

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    There is no difference in taste and most people don't even know if they're eating a fertile egg.

    If you collect every day, the way to tell is the bulls eye around the white spot in the yolk.
     
  3. wbruder17

    wbruder17 Songster

    Jun 7, 2010
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    And, of course, [​IMG].

    Getting chickens has been the coolest experience of my adult life! I LOVE them!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    What she said [​IMG]
     
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    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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  6. lolita117

    lolita117 Songster

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    Thanks so much. I looked at the pictures too, very helpful. I'm really excited about having chickens again. I can't wait!!!!
     

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