Is this a fertilized egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Toast, Apr 13, 2009.

  1. Toast

    Toast Out Of The Brooder

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    It looks like it from what I can tell comparing it to the pics in the sticky. Just one problem though - I don't own a rooster!! We have a drake (duck) that keeps mounting my chickens. He can't fertilize chicken eggs can he? And those red things are meat spots, correct?


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  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not fertitle.
    Yes those are meat spots.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I don't see the bullseye in the center of that white spot, so not fertile.
    The red spots are blood spots or meat spots. Completely harmless.
     
  4. Toast

    Toast Out Of The Brooder

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    There is a white spot between the two meat spots. Sorry the picture is not the best quality. It's off a bit from the center. Is that not the bullseye?
     
  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Nope. The bullseye would be a white spot within a white "ring". Just like a bullseye on a target.
     
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  6. JessaLynn

    JessaLynn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:O my lord that has to be funny! [​IMG] A duck mounting a chicken.Hahaha! [​IMG]
     
  7. kelseygirl707

    kelseygirl707 Dances with Chickens

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    If you could take a picture looking directly down on the white spot it would help. You need to be able to see a white spot that looks like a bullseye.
     
  8. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

  9. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Sorry it does not look fertile to me.

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  10. marytoast

    marytoast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it was fertile, would you have a "chuck or a ducken?"
     

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