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pointy eggs vs. regulars for hatching

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BBK, Oct 28, 2010.

  1. BBK

    BBK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2009
    upstate NY
    I read some where on the BYC that pointy eggs produce roosters..... is there some scientific research posted somewhere, or this an old wives tale? [​IMG]
    I've got 4 silkie eggs and I'm waiting to see if any lay today for a test hatch, but one is pointy and i'm a little concern....

    what's your thoughts on this?
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    That's a complete myth. I've heard of it too.

    The only thing I find true is that pointy eggs have a better hatch rate due to the shape and spacing for the chick inside. Also because it allows the hatcher to know which end is up and down. [​IMG]
  3. blaundee

    blaundee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 3, 2009
    I believe in it.

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