fertile or not?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bernie131, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. bernie131

    bernie131 Chirping

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    I need a little help in seeing if these eggs I am getting are fertilized or not,..any help appreciated,..
     

  2. LilJoe

    LilJoe Crowing

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  4. bernie131

    bernie131 Chirping

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    2nd opinion maybe?,...Please
     

  5. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander 7 Years

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    Maybe post a different pic before you make breakfast in the morning? The yolk on the right might be, but it's not definite.
     
  6. bernie131

    bernie131 Chirping

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    That is what I thought, I know that broken yolk was not fertilized and it was not a double yolk so the other one gave me reason to pause and see if I should collect the following eggs,...(?)
    I can post another angle,..
     
  7. bernie131

    bernie131 Chirping

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    OK,...Thanks,...well we definitely have a duck egg,....another question,..does it take a few days to candle it to see if it is fertilize, (if u don't crack it open)then I can make sure that I put it in the incubator and try to hatch it? About how many days? OR do you have to start the incubator and have it in there for a certain (?) amount of days to see if it is fertilize. Way to many females on the pond to tell who is laying them but I think it is the Pekin duck and possible a Mallard,..
     

  8. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Songster

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    They need to be in an incubator for about 7 days in order to tell if they are fertile.
     
  9. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander 7 Years

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    X 2. Sometimes you can see a bit earlier if the egg is easy to see through, but 7 days is what I use as well.
     

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