pointy egg theory, it is true?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by LoveNewChicks, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. LoveNewChicks

    LoveNewChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard about a theory , "pointy eggs" is it true?
    roosters hatch from pointy eggs?
    hens from round eggs?
    thanks anyway LoveNewChicks
     
  2. PollyC

    PollyC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard this also, but I have never really paid attention to see if it was true. Probably just another old wives tale.
     
  3. Barred Rocker

    Barred Rocker cracked egg

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    No it is not true. There is absolutely no way to tell sex of a chick by any characteristic of the egg. You're pretty much going to get what you're going to get.
     
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  4. LoveNewChicks

    LoveNewChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2012

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