What is "Checking for a Bullseye"?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Dottie Pratt, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. Dottie Pratt

    Dottie Pratt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been reading posts about the egg's being fertile.
    And have read that check for the bullseye.
    Doesn't make sense to me.

    Sorry such a DUMB question

    Dottie
     
  2. mirecipes

    mirecipes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    See the white spot?
    I think it is also called a germinal disk..
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  3. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you crack open an egg and it is fertile the will be a bullseye around the germ spot.
     
  4. mirecipes

    mirecipes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey! You registered one day before me [​IMG]

    And not a dumb question at all..I didnt know what it was till the day I took that pic maybe a week ago? [​IMG]
     
  5. Dottie Pratt

    Dottie Pratt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh thanks

    I'm gonna go look at mine now.

    I have 8 ready to go in the bator. And thats aq good thing to know.

    Dottie
     
  6. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    I got an awesome fertility pic...
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    and here's an infertile spot courtesy of speckledhen
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    Oh, and...WELCOME TO BYC!!! [​IMG]
     
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  7. Dottie Pratt

    Dottie Pratt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One Day earlier. lol

    Where are you?

    What kind of chicks and stuff do you have?
     
  8. Dottie Pratt

    Dottie Pratt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You cracked your's?

    Do you think that helped you learn?
    I'm so wanting to learn as much as I can.
    Chickens, Ducks, Guianes, just about anything I want to raise.
    Got this fever bad.

    Dottie
     
  9. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes cracking them helps you learn. My kids love to crack open eggs for breakfest and check if they are fertile.
     
  10. sarahloveschickens

    sarahloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you crack open the egg.. doesnt that mean killing the baby if there is one?

    sorry im curious too i have the same question as you
     

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