Broody hen question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by yardbird tx, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. yardbird tx

    yardbird tx Songster

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    I lost my roo a few months ago. But a hen he mated with just went broody. Will she still lay firtle eggs?? Or dose the roo have to be around just before the eggs are layed?
     
  2. Little Ameraucana Mom

    Little Ameraucana Mom Need Help, Can't stop hatching!!!

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    She wouldn't be fertile after months. They say 2 wks.
     
  3. greyhorsewoman

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    No, it has been too long since you lost the rooster. Maybe you can buy some fertile eggs to put under her.
     
  4. yardbird tx

    yardbird tx Songster

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    OK thanks.
     

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