Is there anything to speed the procces of the embryo in the egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by quail kid, Apr 26, 2009.

  1. quail kid

    quail kid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 15, 2009

    Is there something i can do to speed up the procces of an embryo?
    I know the question is a bit dum.also is it true that i the temps are a bit low you would probally get more females than males or is this just for reptiles?Sorry if this is a dum question:rolleyes:.

  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

    Feb 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, NC
    No, there is really nothing you can do to speed up the process. Temperature really doesn't have a "say" in whether you get males or females with poultry. The sex of the chick is determined by whether the egg yolk is fertilized by a sperm with a X chromosome (female) or with a Y chromsome (male). Once the sperm and egg yolk combine, there is no changing the sex of the resulting offspring.

    I hope this helps.

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