Is this Fertile?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by allibvarsity, Mar 24, 2015.

  1. allibvarsity

    allibvarsity New Egg

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    [​IMG]Here is a picture of one of my Call Duck yolks. I cracked open 2 to see if they were fertile, this one was the bigger of the two. I have 2 hens and a drake. There are 9 eggs but neither will sit. It's their first year laying. I'm assuming if this one is fertile then most likely they all are. I put one in the incubator a month ago but it never grew viens. Does this look fertile to y'all? Thank you!
     
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  2. Invision

    Invision Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep
     
  3. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like it to me.
     
  4. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes :)
     
  5. allibvarsity

    allibvarsity New Egg

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    Thanks guys! I'm putting another batch in the incubator on the 1st so hopefully they'll hatch :) any ideas why they won't sit?
     
  6. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Some ducks just won't ever go broody and sit. When domesticating them and breeding them for egg production and/or size, sometimes broodiness gets bred right out. Especially with so many ducks that are artificially incubated.
     

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