Bred Hen

ragawo

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Jun 7, 2011
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How long does a hen stay bred after a rooster covers her? Does she need to be bred everyday?
 

sheps4her

Songster
12 Years
Jan 10, 2008
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Guilford County, NC
she can stay bred up to 2 weeks after being with a rooster.
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sourland

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May 3, 2009
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She can maintain high fertility up to 2 weeks. Week 3 fertility tapers off, and in some instances a hen can remain fertile for as long as 4 weeks - fertility levels will be diminished.
 

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