So I dropped an egg last night...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mezzer, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. Mezzer

    Mezzer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dropped an egg. Instead of being annoyed with myself, I decided to look to see if it was fertilized. It looks good to me, but you all tell me since I'm still new to all things chicken, is it fertilized? [​IMG]
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I can see a lighter circle just to the left of the reflection so it looks promising to me!

    CT
     
  3. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All eggs have a circle but it should be a bullseye if it is fertilized. I can't see if that is a bullseye or not though.
     
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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I don't think it's fertile.

    What is your male/female numbers and ages?
     
  6. Mezzer

    Mezzer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One rooster, 8 months old, and two hens,18 months old and the other is around 2 or 3
     
  7. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what breed is your rooster? he would be old enough to breed if he were this, this, and this breed but if he were a slow maturing breed like this, this, and this breed he may not be mature enough yet
     
  8. Mezzer

    Mezzer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's a barred rock Brahma mix.
     
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  9. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    brahmas are a slower maturing breed so he may not be mature enough yet and in their first year they are a little clumsy so your girls may not be getting bred yet
     
  10. Mezzer

    Mezzer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lol. He certainly "clumsy". (Snickers) mostly in front of my in laws and always noisy. Lol. That's for a new thread I guess. :b I hope he has matured by spring. :)
     

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