Is this egg fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MSirrell91, May 27, 2019.

  1. MSirrell91

    MSirrell91 Songster

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    Hi there.

    Yesterday my neighbour said he thought he heard crowing from my coop, I've never heard it and never seen any sort of behaviour from my ladies. So I'm making a cake and I saw this on my egg, I've looked online and the photos from Google aren't clear enough/too small on my phone screen.

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    Do I have a male hidden in the flock?
     
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  2. crazy4ChickensNducks

    crazy4ChickensNducks Songster

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    that egg is firtile, post pics of your flock and we can find the rooster
     
  3. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Yes, the egg is fertile. Can you see the white ring around the dot?
     
  4. MSirrell91

    MSirrell91 Songster

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    Cheers, yeah I was just unsure.

    I'll go out and get some now.
     
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  5. MSirrell91

    MSirrell91 Songster

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    Squeak and Gwen, she's just getting through a moult.

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    I don't think it's Legs because I'm getting large white eggs and I'm sure it's her.

    Ive got another hybrid which lays Brown eggs and another silkie but she's been broody so I can rule them two out.
     

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  6. Santa Claus

    Santa Claus Chirping

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    Those don’t look like roosters. Do you have neighbors with chickens?
     
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  7. MSirrell91

    MSirrell91 Songster

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    Yes but they are in two separate runs with no chance of mixing and they don’t have any males either. Weird.
     
  8. Santa Claus

    Santa Claus Chirping

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    That doesn’t happen without the rooster.
     
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