Hatching fertile store bought eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BirdyGirl7198, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. BirdyGirl7198

    BirdyGirl7198 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was recently baking something with my sisters when I noticed that the eggs we were using are fertile. They had the white little bulls eye. The little embryos are still alive though. They usually turn red or purple when they die. So I decided I would give a go at hatching one. So I put it in the incubator that we had from when hatched ducklings. it's only day 2 and it's a brown egg so you can't see much when you candle it. But the yolk seems to be getting darker and bigger like it did with our fertile duck eggs. So do you think it's possible?


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  2. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's absolutely possible.

    There's a huge club/thread here of people that have hatched Trader Joe's eggs. It says on the package that they're fertile.

    I'll admit the store bought eggs I've bought have never been fertile, and I've never tried to hatch them. I didn't get an incubator until I had my own chickens with fertile eggs. I'd be tempted to try it at some point.
     
  3. 9Catsz

    9Catsz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool, keep us posted on what happens.

    Others have bought a certain brand of eggs, Trader Joe's, that were labeled "fertile eggs" from their grocery stores and have successfully hatched them. None of the stores I shop at have fertile eggs, but some do have free range eggs and I've thought about getting some of those and seeing what happens.

    What brand of eggs did you buy?
     
  4. The Critter Place

    The Critter Place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it's possible...
    There's a thread here... I think called the Trader Joe's club. People hatching eggs from their store. :)
     
  5. BirdyGirl7198

    BirdyGirl7198 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! That's awesome to know!
     
  6. BirdyGirl7198

    BirdyGirl7198 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will upload pictures in a couple of minutes. I will of course keep you updated!
     
  7. 9Catsz

    9Catsz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What brand of eggs did you buy?
     
  8. BirdyGirl7198

    BirdyGirl7198 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't remember the name. But it said they were free range. Now if only I could figure out how to upload images [​IMG]
     
  9. lovin'my12chicks

    lovin'my12chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    You will need to have 10 posts b/4 it will let you post pics.
     
  10. BirdyGirl7198

    BirdyGirl7198 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh....haha okay. Well then I will go post a couple more times [​IMG]
     

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