Time frame for fertile eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bee_wrangler, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. bee_wrangler

    bee_wrangler Songster

    Sep 13, 2009
    I am trying to find the time frame for eggs to become fertile? My buff brahma has been laying 1-2 eggs a day and I just got a buff brahma roo and put him in with her. I would like to incubate the eggs, just not shure when the fertile ones will come after the roo does his thing.

  2. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Songster

    Aug 16, 2009
    Phoenix, Arizona
    I've heard it can take up to a week. But if you want to be sure, just crack one open after you have seen him mate with her. look for a light yellow dot on the top of the yolk. If its fertile, it will be similar to a bullseye. if its not it will just be a dot, or not there at all.

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