Is this egg fertilized?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Kittcat, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. Kittcat

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    I'm new to this so I opened an egg to look at a yolk to practice identifying fertile eggs but I have no clue if it is or not! The images I've been looking at show firtle ones having a white ring and infirtile ones just have the white dot. This one has a white dot and a dark ring. Anyone know what that means? My best guess is infirtile because we think all the birds are female but with chukars it's really just a guess lol
     
  2. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Picture would help
     
  3. mustangrooster

    mustangrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, its a little hard to answer properly without a picture.
     
  4. Kittcat

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    Yeah lol it would. I thought I had put one in another post but I have a spotty internet connection currently so I guess it didn't get through. Anyway, here it is! It was really difficult to take so hopefully you can see well enough [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yup, looks fertilized to me, see the white dot...Anyone else?
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    xs 2- That one is a hard call. It looks more like blastodisk than blastoderm, but I can aso see what you are talking about with almost a darker shadow around it.
     
  8. Kittcat

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  9. Kittcat

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    ohh okay so it's probably isn't fertilized. Thanks! I threw the rest in the incubator anyway and I'll see what happens [​IMG]
     
  10. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Thanks for informing me, I'll ask the mods if it can be fixed.
     

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