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Author: jiml8 Big gold star, 5000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 167177  
Subject: Re: Old Willy the Rooster (Rated PG) Date: 10/17/2003 6:36 PM
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Fertilized eggs are the only ones that can make baby chickens. Most of the eggs that are produced for consumption are not fertilized. In order for a chicken to lay fertilized eggs, she must be impregnated by the rooster. He does it in normal typical fashion.

Seems like every egg I get hold of is fertilized. You can tell because there will be the very beginnings of the embroyo on the edge of the yolk. Shows up as kind of a film, with a bit of structure.

No fertilization, no embroyo.
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