Roosters in Flock

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicken03, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Chicken03

    Chicken03 Songster

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    I was thinking about adding a rooster to my flock. Will the eggs have any noticeable diffrence in them? Will they have veins or not? I sell most of my eggs so that is important. Thanks for any help.
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    As long as you gather eggs everyday, there will be no difference.

    A fertilized egg only contains 1 more cell than a non fertile egg, until it is incubated and the cells divide.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I agree with RR. I sell fertilized eggs and in fact, some of my customers expect them. There's an old-timers myth about fertilized eggs being better for you. It's not true, but if it makes my egg customers happy I'm all for it. [​IMG]
     

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