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How can you tell....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Alleyoops25, Mar 10, 2008.

  1. Alleyoops25

    Alleyoops25 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2007
    I was wondering if any of you hatching experts can tell me how you tell if a egg is fertile or not. I candled some eggs last night andcouldnt see anything. what exactly am I supposed to see?[​IMG]
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Only way to tell before incubating is to crack some eggs if theses are from your own chickens and roosters and look for the fertilization spot...after you have put them in the incubator day 7 to look for veins and embryo movement...

    Try the Search at the top of the page there are some great pics that will show you what you are looking for...just type in fertile or candling egg pics...

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