I'm Baffled, A Little Help?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Mystic_Emerald, Nov 18, 2019.

  1. Mystic_Emerald

    Mystic_Emerald Chirping

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    I cracked open the first egg from my chickens and found this.
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    Ring around it means fertaliazed.....right? Problem is, I only have hens.........I think...... They are 28+ weeks and there's no crowing, spurs or fancy tail in any of them. Am I just seeing things or is it ACTUALLY FERTILIZED!?

    (I had to take a screen shot since I had to use my mom's phone to take pictures)
     
  2. FortCluck

    FortCluck Free Ranging

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    Looks fertilized, there has to be a cockerel or rooster somewhere.

    Fertilized eggs taste the same and store the same as non fertilized.

    It's hard to tell because of the lighting though.
     
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  3. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    Sure looks fertile to me. Must have a sneaky cockerel. Can we see pics of the chickens or are there too many? Or if a neighbors roo can have access to them, maybe that's what it is.
     
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  4. FortCluck

    FortCluck Free Ranging

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    X2 pics would really helps we can see if you have an imposter!
     
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  5. Mystic_Emerald

    Mystic_Emerald Chirping

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    I have only three, hang on a min :D
     
  6. Mystic_Emerald

    Mystic_Emerald Chirping

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    It would only be one of thease two, the third is the one laying.
     
  7. FortCluck

    FortCluck Free Ranging

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    The top one looks suspicious to me, but I'm not good at this...
     
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  8. Mystic_Emerald

    Mystic_Emerald Chirping

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    Here's some more pics
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  9. Chickassan

    Chickassan Wattle Fondler

    Gray/blue is a male.
    Those legs say "im a boy".:)
    Plus sickle shaped saddle feathers and the red leaking through the blue all are male characteristics.
     
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  10. Henry&Friends

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    That Easter Egger looks like a hen, but looks more suspicious than your other hen, but I have no idea.
     
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