Infertile/Fertile egg (yolk photo)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AlaskGirl, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I searched for the infertile/fertile egg photo thread and found it, which is a great resource. I still can't tell if this is a fertile egg, I ask because none of the other yolks looked like it. If I have any males, it would be a great surprise and they're only 10+ weeks old. Here's the yolk, thanks for any clarification:

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    No, it isn't fertile, in my opinion. Sometimes it will have that shadow around the blastodisc, but you are looking for a white ring to indicate fertility, not a shadow.
     
  3. AlaskGirl

    AlaskGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I held my breath this whole time because I was afraid that I couldn't ID a roo after all these weeks! I was going to be hard on myself about it since I've never had any suspicions all this time. Goes to show what a little information can do to a girl...I took that prior post and ran LOL...
     

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