RE: fertilised eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by karengibbo, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. karengibbo

    karengibbo Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 2 pullets and 1 cockerel wil all the eggs be fertilised ? are they safe to eat
     
  2. greyhorsewoman

    greyhorsewoman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes and yes. You may find that a 2 to 1 ratio will leave your hens 'overbred' which could result in featherless backs. Depends on your roo's libido. Unless you want to raise chicks, it is not necessary to have a roo to get eggs.
     
  3. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    yes they are no different than an unfertilized egg unless you put them in the incubator. there is a great link about it I will try to find it
     
  4. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    Last edited: Nov 2, 2009
  5. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes and yes.
     
  6. karengibbo

    karengibbo Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:thankyou a happy chick this is all new to me
     
  7. karengibbo

    karengibbo Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you A happy chick this is all new to me as am sure youve guessed
     
  8. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    Quote:thankyou a happy chick this is all new to me

    we have all been there trust me [​IMG] welcome to chickenhood [​IMG]
     

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