Eggs come from a wide array of oviparous species, such as birds, fish, reptiles such as snakes, tortoises and frogs, and many insects. The most common egg comes from chickens. There are more species that lay eggs than there are species that have live births.Know More
Eggs form inside the oviparous species in the reproductive process. In the case of chickens, eggs form over a period of around 25 hours. Some animals' eggs are fertilized internally, and some animals' eggs are fertilized after they have been laid.
Commercial chicken eggs are not fertilized. Chicken eggs that are fertilized eventually hatch into chicks if the reproductive process is successful.Learn more about Chickens
The chickens that lay the most eggs are known as Production laying hens. These breeds include: Production Reds, Comets, Golden Sex Links, Black Sex Links and White Leghorns. However, these chickens are usually wiped out of eggs within two years.Full Answer >
Once it has reached physical maturity at about 6 months, a hen lays eggs regardless of whether it has mated with a rooster. The egg production also occurs regardless of male participation.Full Answer >
A breed of chicken known as an Easter egger lays pink eggs, according to Moose Manor Farms. Sometimes also referred to as "mutt" chickens, Easter eggers are often crosses between other colored egg layers such as the Ameraucana.Full Answer >
A chicken sitting on a fertilized egg can expect to see a baby chick in 21 days. There are certain circumstances that can alter that time from 19 days all the way to 25 days.Full Answer >