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Is this a fertile egg?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CreamBruelle, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. CreamBruelle

    CreamBruelle Out Of The Brooder

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    I just got an egg today from my bantams and I cracked it open to see if it was fertile or not. I can't tell for sure, but hopefully someone else can!

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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    That's a blood spot. You need a picture of the blastoderm/blastodisc. That's the white dot on all egg yolks (sometimes on the bottom). If it is a dot, it is infertile. If it is a halo, it is fertile.
     
  3. TroyerSis

    TroyerSis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure... I can't tell if that is a glare, or if it's a fertile spot. There IS a blood spot though. That's what I see
     
  4. DwayneNLiz

    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

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    did you collect it the same day laid? or could it have been sitting under a bird for a day or 2?

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    DwayneNLiz ...lost... Premium Member

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