fertle or infertle ???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by dtl2013, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. dtl2013

    dtl2013 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 26, 2012
    How can u tell if a egg is fertle or not ? I have one egg and it hasa red/brown dot on the yolk does it mean its fertle ? they just started laying friday. Thhhaaannnnnkkk yyyooouuu
  2. cochins1088

    cochins1088 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2012
    Southern Minnesota
    No, Every egg has a tiny white dot on the yolk which if memory serves me correctly is the ovum. A fertile egg will have a ring around that dot appearing as a bull's eye. I believe the brown red dot you are talking about is just what happens to a ruptured blood vessels, I get those fairly often. Here's a good photo from google images to help you out.


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