3 roo's.. hen lays egg.. is it fertile? HELP

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  1. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    I have 3 roosters and sometimes i see 2 of them breeding with my hens. When my hens lay, is that egg automaticly a fertile egg? HELP! THANKS!!
     
  2. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    If the roos are of mature age, than yes most likely your eggs are fertilized.
     
  3. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    My oldest is almost 2 years and my youngest are almost a year. THANKS for the help! [​IMG]
     
  4. tay_boe

    tay_boe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just crack one open and look.
     
  5. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Quote:I don't think that'll help a lot.. lol
     
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    <3ChickenForever :

    Quote:I don't think that'll help a lot.. lol

    Really? Why not? That's the ONLY way to know if eggs are actually fertilized or not. Before I ever set any of my eggs for hatching, I break one open every other day for a week. Then I know if they are worth setting or not.​
     
  7. tay_boe

    tay_boe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I did and 3 of 3 were fertile. I was also making breakfast so I just multitasked.
     
  8. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Lol well thanks! [​IMG]
     
  9. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chances are they are fertile
     

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