Where can you purchase fertilized chicken eggs?

Fertilized eggs are available from most local hatcheries all year. Spring time is the usual big selling time. Check with your area feed outlet for local farmers who will sell

Can you eat a fertilized chicken egg?

Absolutely. As long as the embryo hasn't started growing (in other words, as long as a hen hasn't sat on, or 'brooded' the egg for a few days), eating fertilized eggs is perfe

When do you candle a fertilized chicken egg?

When do you candle a fertilized chicken egg?

  You can candle a fertilized chicken egg anytime. There is very little to see for the first few days but after about day 5 you will see changes. It is best not to keep th

How can you tell a chicken fertilized egg?

How can you tell a chicken fertilized egg?

  The procedure is called "Candling" based on the use of a candle in a dark room to see what is inside an egg. Now we use powerful lights in a darkened room. If you do no

Why a chicken egg is a fertilized egg?

When an egg is fertile it means it was in the beginning stage of hosting a baby. Basically, it is an egg from a hen that had previously had sex with a rooster. You probably do

Are chickens eggs fertilized when we eat them?

  No. Most eggs sold today are from large egg producing facilities and there are no interactions between hens and roosters. Most of the egg producing hens have never and n

Do you eat fertilized chicken eggs?

Yes, there is really no difference nutritionally between fertile and non-fertile eggs. Unless the egg has been incubated for several days there is no visual difference either.

Can you eat fertile chicken eggs?

Yes you can eat fertile eggs, they are meant to taste even better than normal eggs. Fertile eggs are when a rooster fertilises a hens eggs.

How do you know when a chicken egg has be fertilized?

How do you know when a chicken egg has be fertilized?

As a consumer it is difficult for you to know if the eggs you buy are fertilized. There are no exterior or outward signs on the egg. Finding the germinal disc on the egg yolk

Why is an chicken egg a fertilized egg?

Why is an chicken egg a fertilized egg?

Not all chicken eggs are fertilized. Any egg that a chicken lays will be unfertilized unless there is a rooster around to fertilize the egg while it is inside the chicken.

How does a chicken egg become fertile?

How does a chicken egg become fertile?

The natural mating season of chickens start from spring, when the days start getting longer. The males, called roosters, have reproductive organs known as testes, which produc

Can a chicken lay an egg that is not fertile?

Yes. A hen will lay 200-250 eggs each year, none of them need to be fertilized. The eggs that you buy in the store are not fertilized. I have a small flock of chicken in my ba

Can chickens fertilize ducks eggs?

No interspecies breeding is not possible naturally. A duck and a chicken are too far genetically separated to interbreed.However it may be possble to cross breed species using