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CHICKEN EGG

Post by Nasser » Sat Jun 18, 2005 3:43 am

Can chicken lay eggs by itself.

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Post by Winter » Sat Jun 18, 2005 3:44 am

what exactly do you mean by that???
Please clarify your question.

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Post by EmmVeePee » Sat Jun 18, 2005 3:56 am

An unfertilized egg? Yes, I believe
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Post by Navin » Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:01 am

Yes I think so as well. Chickens are always laying eggs. Some are just not fertilised.

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Re: CHICKEN EGG

Post by Nasser » Sat Jun 18, 2005 2:25 pm

Nasser wrote:Can chicken lay eggs by itself.


Well, i'm doing Ph.D. course and going to complete in 3 months time, your answer will be recorded in encyclopedia , i need your answer YES or NO! Thank You!

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Post by MrMistery » Sat Jun 18, 2005 6:09 pm

The chicken, like all birds have internal fecundation. After fertilisation, the zygote forms. In the animal kingdome, the zygote is almost always surreuded by a nutrtive substance called vitelus. There is a lot of vitelus in the chicken egg(practically everything that you eat is the vitelus). Also, to endure rough conditions, this is covered with a protective layer made out of minerals(mostly calcium). All of this takes place inside the female reprodutory organs. Then the eggs are released to hatch. They will only hatch if they have propper condition(high temperatures).
Under propper conditions, all eggs hatch resulting little chickens. this means that the female can not lay eggs by itself, the ovules need to be fertilised by the male first
Hope this answeres your question
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Post by mith » Sat Jun 18, 2005 8:48 pm

This is a Ph.D question?!

The chicken can lay an egg without fertilization just as a human female can ovulate without a male involved. The result of course is the egg remains an egg and does not develop into an offspring.
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Post by Chris4 » Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:19 am

Thats what I thought. A Phd question and you are completing it in 3 months. Is this your actual Phd or a course your taking so you can carry out a Phd later (if such thing exists)? If your Phd is something related to this topic then you should know the answer.

Hope everyone else has given you the answer and good luck :D

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Post by Jelanen » Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:07 am

Altogether now...

"They're giving you a PhD for THAT?!?!"

Thank you, come again
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Post by victor » Sun Jun 19, 2005 12:27 pm

Of course yes!!!!
I can't believe that's a Ph.D question.

If the question like that, I'll take a Ph.D degree in Bio right after I've graduated from my school then..
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Post by mith » Sun Jun 19, 2005 2:22 pm

I think Jelanen is kicking himself for not picking this topic for his Ph.D :D
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Post by MrMistery » Sun Jun 19, 2005 8:01 pm

I guess mithril is right.. This could happen but it should be very rare...
By the way, if this is what you get a PhD than i am getting a PhD in water hydrolisys 8)

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