Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by MED747, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. MED747

    MED747 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 13, 2011
    When will my BA rooster start fertilizing eggs
  2. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2010
    Glasgow, Scotland
    When the hens let him! Often older hens just will not entertain a young rooster. But if he's strutting and crowing, he's most likely already trying to fertilise as well. Keep a close eye on them and watch for him mounting any hens. Or check for bullseyes in your eggs when you crack them open to eat them. If you know what you're looking for you can tell by looking at the surface of the yolk for either a little white dot (not fertilised) or a little white bullseye, like a target (fertilised).

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