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Is the yolk inside an egg, a dead baby chicken?

I'm a vegetarian. I'm not a vegetarian because I want to save the animals, but just because I think it is gross and disgusting to eat an animal. I was explaining to my friend what I don't eat, and I said, "I don't eat anything that is, or once was, alive." I still eat dairy products, like eggs. And my friend was trying to tell me that the yolk inside of eggs are dead baby chickens. I don't believe her, and we're arguing about it. Can you please tell us? Thanks!

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It would be the chicken if the egg would hatch. It's the embryo

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no it is not, not all eggs contain baby chickens

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No it not a dead chicken. The chicken hasnt even neen formed yet.

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Sometimes , it depends on if the eggs were fertilized or not.

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not all eggs are chicks i know its your choice but god put animals on this earth so we can eat them but i mean my best friend is a vegetarian and i dont judge her so thats just your option

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I am not a vegetarian because I want to save animals. I am not an animal person. I just think it is gross and disgusting to be eating animals and their body parts. It's practically like eating a person. We all have the same parts.
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Given the right situation I wouldn't think twice about eating a person. I hear that other than the brain destroying diseases cannibalism can cause we actually don't taste that bad.
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Well after you crack open then egg you well see this teeny tiny white thing clinging to the yolk that is baby chick the yolk is simply the nutrients. ( I actually ha e an aggraculter class lol) hope these helps!...and yes the baby bird IS the smallest part of the egg

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That is not the baby chicken!!!! That is a placentia. The yolk would form the baby chicken IF it is fertilized and the white is what the baby chicken would use as nutrients while it is in the egg. The placentia would pass the nutrients of the white to the baby bird. Ask you teacher!!!!!
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It's actually not the placenta either. The white "string" hanging from the egg yolk is called the chalaza. It is what connects to egg yolk to the egg white so that the yolk isn't just "floating around" in the white.
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I'm pretty sure the yolk inside the egg is the food that WAS for the baby chick. The eggs that we eat are ones that never had a chick develop in it.

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eggs from the store are not fertilized so if you eat those eggs your good. but if you eat a fertilized egg your a murderer

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That was not nessessary!!
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The yolk of the egg is the nutrition the chick needs while it is growing. Your friend is an idiot

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Lol. :)
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just remember that little white thing attached to the yolk is the undeveloped chicken head

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It only becomes a chicken if the egg is fertilized. Chickens lay an egg every day whether they are fertilized or not. The eggs you get at the store are not fertilized, no boy chickens (roosters) at the egg farms). Why do I feel like I need to give a sex talk here.... it takes a Mommy and a Daddy to make a baby ect..... Just kidding! No baby chickens, just eggs!!!

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No

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Sometimes you get an egg with a small embryo in it! I throw them out! I'm vegetarian, too for 20 yrs! People will tell you all kinds of things like fish aren't meat, bull! I reply that I don't eat anything with eyes or a mother! That shuts them up!

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Lol! Hahaha, I'm 14 and I've been a vegetarian my whole life. I used that line once, that I don't eat anything with eyes. Also, I don't eat anything with a face. ;P hahaha.
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And I don't eat any seafood either. I find that more disgusting than regular meat.
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No! The eggs in the store are not fertilized .

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Don't worry unless you crack the egg and blood is in it. If this happens throw away.

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i agree that happened to my dad, eww haha
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No, just unfertilzed baby chickens, it's like eating the egg the female human drops every month during menstration.

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How appetizing...
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