How do you know if an egg is fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by boykin2010, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am wondering because i have all hens ( supposedly ) and they other day i was cracking open one of the eggs to eat and the egg had a little white spot in the embryo of the egg. I am just wondering if one of my " hens " is actually a rooster. If there is a rooster he is really quiet and not rooster like. i have yet to hear a crow from any of my chickens. Can someone please post a pic of a fertile egg and a non fertile egg so i can see the difference. Thank you....
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    All eggs have the white spot. You can tell fertility if there is a white ring around the white spot like a bullseye.
     
  3. boykin2010

    boykin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you please post a picture so i will know what to look for. how big is the ring around the spot?
     
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    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

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