Germinal Disc

Small and Backyard Flocks October 22, 2012 Print Friendly and PDF

The germinal disc is the site of fertilization, if it occurs, in an egg.

Figure 1. Egg yolks from fertile and infertile eggs. Source: Jacquie Jacob, University of Kentucky.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.