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I want a baby chick and i was wondering if i could leave a store egg our in the summer's warmth/ a warm place and let it turn into a baby chick.. does it really work???

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marked as duplicate by rumtscho Jan 10 at 8:58

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No. In most (all?) places that sell chicken eggs in quantity, the eggs are not fertile. For that, there needs to be a rooster involved. The hen that laid your egg doesn't hang out with roosters.

Your best bet is to acquire a few fertilized eggs from a farmer who keeps chickens. You can also buy fertilized eggs online, just search for "fertilized chicken eggs for sale".

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A local farm is the best bet. The eggs bought online may or may not be in condition to give you a chick. Also, the O.P. needs to have the right conditions for the egg to develop. – Ismael Miguel Jan 10 at 6:06
More info: modern egg production lines have a "candling station" to see if a fertilized egg is about to be packaged. It is unlikely for a fertilized egg to be created, and it is even more unlikely that fertilized egg would make it past the candling station quality control. – Paulb Jan 11 at 20:33

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