Fertilized Pullet Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by WV_Chicken, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. WV_Chicken

    WV_Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Are Pullet eggs capable of being fertilized and hatched like normal size eggs??
     
  2. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are very small, you may encounter problems because the chick doesn't have enough room to fully develop and hatch. I generally will not incubate a standard size chicken egg that is smaller than .7 ounces.
     
  3. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    Yes, you can hatch fertile pullet eggs. I have hatched "first," eggs before, without a problem. Good luck!
     

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