How can I tell if the egg is fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tplummer, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. tplummer

    tplummer Songster

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    How do i know if my showgirl silkie egg is fertile?
     
  2. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    I am by no means an expert but I usually put a couple in the 'bator and candle at a week to look for the 'spider web' that shows things are moving along [​IMG]
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    or crack one open and look for the bullseye
     
  4. tplummer

    tplummer Songster

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    I have heard of the bullseye before.


    My showgirls eggs show that but i haven't seen them breed before.

    does any one have buff brahma bantams
     
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  5. LoriAS

    LoriAS In the Brooder

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  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:I never saw my birds mate for months! But Ive hatched out a bunch of their babies-5 hatched out last night and 14 under a brooder-
     
  7. tplummer

    tplummer Songster

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    Well thanks for all the help and maybe if any of you want showgirls you can get some now.

    www.featherlegfarms.webs.com

    is my site if you want on the waitin list for something
    or let me knwo here and i will see if if have that breed
     
  8. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

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    Quote:I never saw my birds mate for months! But Ive hatched out a bunch of their babies-5 hatched out last night and 14 under a brooder-

    geez ya peeping tom! hhaa. ill bet the birds want privacy. maybe some candlelight [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. TimG

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    Quote:Blink and you might miss it.
     
  10. tplummer

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    Quote:Blink and you might miss it.

    oooooooooookkkkk
     

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