How can you tell if egg is fertile by the yolk? NEED ANSWERS FAST!!!!!

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  1. Chicken Charlotte

    Chicken Charlotte Out of the Brooder

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    If you wanna know why I need answers fast its because im setting my eggys tonight!
    I found a white spot in the middle of 2 does that mean there fertile?
     
  2. chicknhawaii

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    If there's a white ring around that white dot, it's fertilized.
     
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  4. Chicken Charlotte

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    Quote:I just cracked open another to see if it has a bullseye and it does! BUT... how could it get fertile they have not been with a rooster for 3 days!!!
     
  5. teresa-78

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    Quote:I just cracked open another to see if it has a bullseye and it does! BUT... how could it get fertile they have not been with a rooster for 3 days!!!

    Chickens are good at storing the roosters sperm for upto 4 weeks... so you could still get fertile eggs in that time [​IMG]
     
  6. chicknhawaii

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    Quote:I just cracked open another to see if it has a bullseye and it does! BUT... how could it get fertile they have not been with a rooster for 3 days!!!

    Chickens are good at storing the roosters sperm for upto 4 weeks... so you could still get fertile eggs in that time [​IMG]

    WOW I didn't know that! [​IMG]
     
  7. Chicken Charlotte

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    WOW [​IMG] That makes me happy because then I dont have to buy any [​IMG]
     

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