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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by waititout, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. waititout

    waititout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I knew what a "fertilized" egg looked like, but as I have been enjoying our freshly laid eggs from my new flock of 6 month old pullets, it seems as if I were completely wrong. I have read here on BYC that a fertilized egg has a "ring" encircling the white circle. Is this not true? Please advise.

    Thanks!
    Haileigh

    Edited for my spelling errors~
     
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  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fertilized eggs! VERY safe to eat them and was told they stayed fresh longer than those are not fertilized.
     
  3. waititout

    waititout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummm, I am not aware that I have a roo. I am completely sure that 4 out of 5 are laying, and the only one not laying is an EE who is at the bottom of the pecking order, has no redness on her comb, and there has been no crowing. I've also seen no mounting. [​IMG]
     
  4. OnewChook

    OnewChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    A mystery Roo ah?! Exciting!! Maybe theres oe that comes around. Does anyone else in the area own and Roos' or cocks'?
     
  5. waititout

    waititout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, not a chance. So there is no doubt that these eggs are fertilized?
     
  6. waititout

    waititout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in a neighborhood where there aren't any other chickens nearby and mine are "contained". I would be so surprised if the EE is a roo. Gabby to Gabriel? Lol
     
  7. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a pic of your flock?
     
  8. OnewChook

    OnewChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    A picture would be helpful!
     
  9. waititout

    waititout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I took this photo yesterday...
     
  10. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    I think we found your mystery roo there...
     

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