Fertile Store Bought

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by newbiecaroline, Feb 19, 2008.

  1. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On the weekend I found the white dot on the yolk of store-bought eggs.
    I opened 8 and 7 had the dots.
    Some of my own fertile eggs have that when I bring them in from under the broody.
    If I left them another day that dot would be a bullseye.
    Right?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Hm, were those store bought eggs marked FERTILE? The bullseye is there from the start, right when you crack open the egg. A white dot means INfertile. I've never seen fertile eggs in a supermarket myself.
     
  3. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah so the bullseye does NOT start out as a spot? then they were not fertile. That means my eggs aren't either then! Cool......my family refuses to eat them if fertile in any degree...lol
    Your sure????
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    If it looks like a pin prick, it is not, if it looks like a actual bulls eye, then it is. Speckledhen has a post with great pics of fertile vs non fertile eggs in a thread.
     
  5. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do I find the post/pics? Any idea why some have no dot at all.........and I'm glad mine aren't anymore well for now they aren't. Thanks ladies!
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

  7. newbiecaroline

    newbiecaroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww thank you Silkie!
     

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