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fertile eggs????

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chrisarvor, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. chrisarvor

    chrisarvor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2010
    I have had my Muscovy ducks for a while and now they are laying
    i eat most of the eggs at the moment but when i break them open i am not sure if they are fertile???
    my chicken eggs always have a tail attached to the yolk sack but the ducks dont seem to have this
    Should they be the same as the chickens ??
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    I would think it would be very similar to chicken eggs when determining if fertile or not.
  3. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

    Sep 7, 2009
    Florida - Space Coast
    Tails attached to the egg is not a sign of fertility. The bullseye in the yolk is often a visual clue of fertile eggs.

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