fertile eggs ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ryanboi1234, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. ryanboi1234

    ryanboi1234 Out Of The Brooder

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    My serama pair have been in the breeding pen for 4 months I haven't seen the cockerel mate the hen should the eggs be fertile ?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    If they both are of breeding age, he should be doing his job.

    You can crack an egg into a bowl to check fertility. Look at the yolk. If it's fertile, you'll see a white bullseye about the size of the head of a pin. If it's infertile, it'll be a misshapen white dot instead. You may have to flip the yolk with a spoon, as sometimes the dot/bullseye is on the underside of the yolk.
     
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