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On the subject of chicken egg fertilization - following on from another query i've just seen. If not all eggs are fertilized - are chickens aware of which are and thus protect them from us egg-pinching humans or is it just a matter of luck?!


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For the most part, chickens have no idea which ones are fertilized and which ones are not. They will sit on unfertilized eggs and protect them.

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