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guinea X chicken eggs???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by pbjmaker, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    The lady we get our farm fresh eggs from (until mine decide to lay) has only laying hens (golden comets) and no rooster. The eggs though have been fertilized. Is it possible her male guineas are doing the deed???
     
  2. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    yes it is possible that species can cross with chickens but alot of times they r sterile. so it's either the guineas or she has a roo and doesn't know it,lol. check feathersite.com and u can see pics of some guinea crosses.
     
  3. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    so if they were sterile would you still see the bullseye? Several of these eggs have definate bullseyes.
     
  4. CindyS

    CindyS Songster

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    Apr 14, 2008
    Geneseo, Illinois
    yes, the egg can be fertile but the babies from these eggs would be sterile
     
  5. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    someone should type a warning label,,, bout the nightmares, and horrors you'll have after viewing one of those "things" [​IMG]
     
  6. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    They are very prehistoric looking...

    Thanks for the info!
     
  7. Quote:I like the naked-neck/guinea cross, especially the punked-out spiky things on its head. [​IMG]
     
  8. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:I like the naked-neck/guinea cross, especially the punked-out spiky things on its head. [​IMG]

    you aint right [​IMG]


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