Pheasant eggs *PICS* need help IDing fertile eggs and a bloody egg.

Discussion in 'Pheasants and Partridge (Chukar)' started by ticks, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    I found 8 eggs, I saw one last ngiht and knew it would be there tomorrow so I didn't go into the pen last night.
    So I got 7 eggs from 6 hens today!
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    I cracked them open and found:
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    I see 6 fertile I think, the lighting on a couple is bad, just barely covering up the bulls eye.

    I also found this egg, it was bloody. I t was larger though:
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    Is that normal for bigger eggs in poultry, it has never happened to me befire, so I'm just wondering.
     
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    all but one looked fertel to me ,,you should of incubated them , if you want to test fertility you can send them to me Ill incubate them and get back to you [​IMG]
     
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  3. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Quote:Nice try [​IMG]

    I am sending out a batch on Monday for Buster to test.

    wow, I answered that quick.
     
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  4. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Does anyone know anything about the blood?
    I'm sure its nothing bad, but it alarmed me when I saw it.
     
  5. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:nice fertile eggies!


    as for the blood yea dont worry bigger eggs equal some ouchie hen vents it happens even in chickens from time to time. I feel so bad for my coturnix hens when they lay sharp bumpy eggs sometimes without even bleeding....vents of steel i tellya! LOL!
     
  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    ooh yeah! those puppies are feeeertile! [​IMG]
     
  7. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Quote:Ya hear that buster? [​IMG]

    I really haven't seen my rooster doing his "job" but the eggs speak for themselves!
     
  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:Sometime first eggs have blood on the shell. or extra large
     
  9. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Nice try [​IMG]

    I am sending out a batch on Monday for Buster to test.

    wow, I answered that quick.

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  10. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Quote:Nice try [​IMG]

    I am sending out a batch on Monday for Buster to test.

    wow, I answered that quick.

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    Sorry, that's the way the cookie crumbles. [​IMG]
     
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