pointy vs. round top

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by new&learning, Dec 21, 2010.

  1. new&learning

    new&learning Out Of The Brooder

    i am new and have not let one of my hens raise some babies but plan to in the spring...some of my eggs are round toped and some are pointy....is there a difference in which eggs i should pick when it comes time to leave some under my hen? i know this might sound dumb so go easy on me...LOL [​IMG]
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    As long as you can tell which end the airsac is on, that's all that matters.

    Good luck.!
  3. daisychick

    daisychick Incubator Tetris Master Consultant

    Feb 8, 2009
    If you are going to leave some under the hen, it really doesn't matter the shape of the egg. Nature is a fabulous thing and if she wants to hatch out some eggs and is a good "broody" she will do her job no matter what shape or color etc. the egg is. [​IMG]

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