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Will this type of egg fertilize or hatch?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by I'vegotchickenfever, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. I'vegotchickenfever

    I'vegotchickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A friend of ours gave us 2 dom hens and a dom roo during the time we were gathering eggs for our first hatch. [​IMG] We put a few of them in the bator and a couple of days later, during breakfast, we noticed that the dom eggs have blood stringing through them, in the white, too. [​IMG] No, they're not meat spots. We didn't candle the eggs, and are wondering - will these even hatch? Are they defective? [​IMG] Are the hens too old? We've had several of the other eggs hatch, and are on day 23 - no doms yets. Thanks so much in advance!!!
     
  2. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure, but I am wondering if it is veining, as in the eggs were partially incubated by the hens before you collected them?
     
  3. I'vegotchickenfever

    I'vegotchickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not sure, but I am wondering if it is veining, as in the eggs were partially incubated by the hens before you collected them?

    I don't know...we've been collecting twice a day, or at the very least, daily. I didn't think that could happen that fast.[​IMG]

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    Last edited: Mar 15, 2009
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Candle the eggs at 7 days, yes they can hatch. If the eggs were gather daily then the blood was from the hen. Call a blood spot, yes you can eat them if cooked well. Like eating chicken there is alway a little chicken blood in the meat.
     

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