How do you tell if an egg is fertile?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenlover235, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Silkies are the best incubators - there is a member on the Washington thread that has always called his a "silkie-bator"
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Silkies are nature's best incubators. I used to have Black Silkies and they raised several broods for us. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your hatching.
     
  4. chickenlover235

    chickenlover235 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am happily to say that I'm trying to hatch two fertile silkie eggs!!! :D I'm always excited to candle the eggs! The babies will be white polish splash silkie crosses. Sadly I won't be able to keep them :( , but I'll have fun raising them!! :D
     
  5. chickenlover235

    chickenlover235 Chillin' With My Peeps

    P.S. I'll post pictures of what the eggs look like and what the babies will look like when they hatch. :)
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'll look forward to seeing your pics.
     
  7. chickenlover235

    chickenlover235 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm dying of happiness!!!!! :,D I don't know how old the eggs are, but I do know. IM EXCITED!!!! Here are the pictures of mommy, daddy, and the eggs

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    (Delilah's face will not be shown. Because her beard and muff have been pecked off)
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  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm sorry about Delilah's facial feathers being plucked off. Hopefully everything will grow back to normal. Thanks for posting those beautiful pictures and good luck with your hatch.
     
  9. chickenlover235

    chickenlover235 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you!!! I hope egg #2 (Stella) will be cute!!!
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome, and I hope so too. :eek:)
     

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