Is it possible to have a bulllseye with no roosters?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kie4, Dec 31, 2016.

  1. kie4

    kie4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cracked this egg into the frying pan today and it has a bullseye. I have no roosters, how is this possible?

    Or is it just down to me not identifying bullseyes properly?

    Thanks for any advice.

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  2. bantamsrmyfav

    bantamsrmyfav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you live in a rural area? Maybe another rooster came by one day? Did you acquire a hen less than 3 weeks ago that might still be "pregnant"?
     
  3. kie4

    kie4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in a suburban area, there are no other chicken keepers nearby, and I've raised these chickens from 1 day old. There are 6 of them. 3 are 6 months old and laying eggs. 1 is 5 months old and yet to lay. 2 are 15 weeks old and yet to lay.
     
  4. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Consider the time of year...it wouldn't be the first time this has happened... [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. kie4

    kie4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still haven't figured out why one of my hens is laying bullseyes.

    So I put an egg in the incubator to see if it gets veins after 5-7 days.

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