What does a fertile egg look like?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tplummer, Jun 24, 2009.

  1. tplummer

    tplummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My showgirl silkie has an egg in the bator that i think is fertile but i really don't know.
    There is a 50-50 chance it is.
    I need to see through an egg shell.
     
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  2. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. tplummer

    tplummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really appreciate your effort in help but i need to see one from outside of and egg shell.
     
  4. chubbydog811

    chubbydog811 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Incubate it for 7 days, then candle...If you see veins and a blob that moves, you've got a fertile egg, if you see just clear with a floating yolk, then you've got duds.
     
  5. tplummer

    tplummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It has a red round ring near the bottom is that fertile?
     
  6. chubbydog811

    chubbydog811 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are there any veins? Or is it just a red ring?

    If it is just a red ring, that is a blood ring. That means it was fertile, but died early. It would appear clear, with just a ring some where in it..

    Hope that helps [​IMG]
     
  7. chubbydog811

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  8. tplummer

    tplummer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks
     

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