Originally Posted by Dawgluver
Obviously it was fertilized. Unfertilized eggs would not develop an embryo. No roosters!
I don't think the health benefits outweigh the grossout factor for fertilized eggs. Just makes for happier roosters. And hens.
Of course the egg was fertile, but that's not enough. It takes 3 weeks of approx. 100 degree temperature to produce a fully developed chick. In this case, the development started, so obviously the egg was in a too-warm place!
I wonder how Betterthanabox came to have this egg and was led to believe it was an ordinary, edible egg.
Ugh all around. I would stop eating eggs but still use them in baking, I think, if this had happened to me.