Fertilized?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dfchaser, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. dfchaser

    dfchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If my hen is with her roo 24/7 would it be safe to assume that all the eggs she lays are fertile?
     
  2. jforsness

    jforsness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess it depends on whether or not he mates with her. He may think he is a hen and not a roo [​IMG]
     
  3. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. dancingbear

    dancingbear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's exactly how I keep track of fertility. I just look at the white spot on the yolks, in my eggs that I use for cooking, and see if it's a blastderm or a blastodisc. Pretty much every egg I open is fertile, so I figure it'll be no problem to hatch a few when I want to.
     

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