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Hatching store bought eggs??

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken farmer, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well earlier I was doing a Youtube video on cage eggs v.s. free range eggs,I bought eggs from the store which I never do since I have my own chickens and I hate how caged hens are kept. Anyway as I did the video I cracked one open to show the pale yolk and it was almost exact as my eggs so I was shocked than I seen it was fertilized and I was really shocked. There I was thinking they were caged eggs and the yolk was darker and it was fertilized so I looked the farm up and there was pictures of them free ranging and talked about it so than I remembered a thread on here where someone else did this and was pretty excited and put 10 in the incubator a while ago. I'm hoping they didn't get too cold but we'll see in about 3 days. Anyway if you guys have done this I would love to see pictures and stories on this thread!!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    All eggs will have a visible nucleus. In a fertile egg the nucleus goes through a couple of cellular changes creating the 'bulls eye' appearance. Are you sure that what you saw was a "bulls eye"? Hopefully they will hatch for you.
     
  3. chicken farmer

    chicken farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look like my fertilized free range eggs and I looked it up and they are free ranged with roosters and all so I'm pretty sure
     

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