Is this a bullseye?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by silverfilly, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. silverfilly

    silverfilly Peepin N' Cheepin

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    Just woundering if this is the bullseye everyone talks about as meaning its fertile. This is a duck egg.

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  2. livin-green

    livin-green Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. silverfilly

    silverfilly Peepin N' Cheepin

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    Thanks for that link, Unfortunetly i dont think its fertile [​IMG] my little drake had better get his job done, cought him yesterday tring to breed a chicken [​IMG] uhhggg wrong species little duck!
     
  4. cowman910

    cowman910 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe on the side do you have a better pic?
     
  5. silverfilly

    silverfilly Peepin N' Cheepin

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    No I already fed it to the dog but I think I was looking in the wrong spot, I was looking at the side by the white stringy stuff, sorry dont know the tech terms. Guess I could just put tomorrows egg in and wait 3 days and see. [​IMG]
    Was really hard geting a pic in my house, light is poor and the flash kept messing up the pic.
     
  6. Chicktastic

    Chicktastic Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Trying to breed the chicken!!!

    OMG I never thought that would happen. Poor confused little guy.

    I hope he figures it out soon.
     
  7. silverfilly

    silverfilly Peepin N' Cheepin

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    yeah and last year I lost all my pullets and my last 2 roos kept trying to breed the duck, did not have a drake then, now I have a drake and a duck and roos and hens and yet they still cant get it right! who knows maybe Ill end up with a duck/chicken hybrid...LOL ( i know thats not possible)
     
  8. NurseNettie

    NurseNettie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see anything looking like a bullseye. It would be ON the yolk or part of the yolk-- a small circle of slightly lighter colored yellow, anywhere on the yolk, with a yellow bullseye/ring in it. You'll know it when you see it.
     
  9. Bettacreek

    Bettacreek Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks infertile. I'm pretty sure I can see the spot at 8 o'clock, close to the edge, and it just looks like a spot, no bullseye. Hopefully your duck gets his species right soon. [​IMG]
     
  10. sugarbush

    sugarbush Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That is good...it means that the problem is not with him, but rather that the hens are not accepting of him...yet.....

    He will get it done.

    The best way to tell if an egg is fertile is to incubate for a few days and candle.
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2009

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