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is this egg fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by 7&8, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. 7&8

    7&8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cracked this bantam egg open this morning for scrambled and am wondering if the round, white ring indicates a fertile egg? Or? I only have a large fowl rooster and have never seen him "tread" on the bantam.

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    Thank you for replies!
     
  2. chicken crazed 1o1

    chicken crazed 1o1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It should be I can see the eye on the side .
     
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Not only fertile but starting to develop looks like to me.
     
  4. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Agreed, starting to develop.
     
  5. 7&8

    7&8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the replies. As it turned out, I ate the egg for breakfast. But that's ok because the roo is a LF Barred Rock and the hen, a bantam Leghorn - a really nice bantam. I should be looking for a banty roo for her.

    Thanks, again!!!
     
  6. Terri O

    Terri O Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just a suggestion...you might want to gather your eggs more often if you had that much development. It looks kind of like 5 days of incubation?
     

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