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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Poultrybonkers, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    is there bullseyes in these?
    My mom said if its red its fertile is it?
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    And is there a bullseye in this one?
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  2. pete55

    pete55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im afraid Im not so good with identifying 'bullseyes' as a fertility indicator and with pics its often harder. However I think the red spot from the 2nd pic is not an indicator of fertility but a blood spot from the hen's oviduct. I assume these are fresh eggs?

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  3. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    I have been curious about this, too. If I understand correctly the red without a bulls eye can be called a "meat spot"
     
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  4. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I could be just seeing things but Im pretty sure I see a bullseye in both pics. The red is just a blood spot from the hen, does not indicate that its fertile. Usually if you have a roo in with hens you can bet on fertile eggs [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Poultrybonkers

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    Quote:After looking at them both I see it to but I had a feeling the red had nothing to do with fertility since their fresh and it takes about week to start seeing veins in any egg there refrigerated to.
     

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