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QUESTION
How can I tell if an egg has been fertilized after it is laid?


ANSWER

Actually, you can't tell if an egg is fertile after it is laid. The only way to tell is to break it open and examine the germinal disk, or incubate it for about 5 days and look for embryo formation.

Ken Koelkebeck Extension Specialist, Poultry







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