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is this egg fertile? I thought i had all hens.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Carly Avgeris, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. Carly Avgeris

    Carly Avgeris Out Of The Brooder

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    After cracking a freshly laid egg that I had to pry away from my young layer, I noticed this small circle in the yolk that I had always assumed meant an egg was fertile (from pictures I've seen online.) The problem is that I thought all of my ladies were ladies. If anyone could tell me if this is a fertile egg or not I will be able to figure out if I've got an imposter in the coop. Thanks![​IMG]

    Its hard to see but up near the top right.
     
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    All eggs have a white spot on them. A fertile egg will have a ring around the spot.
     
  3. Carly Avgeris

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    OK, I must have never noticed before. Thank you.
     

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