clucky bantom

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by gaz712, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. gaz712

    gaz712 New Egg

    Oct 15, 2010
    I have a bantom hen thats gone clucky and sitting on eggs for the first time.The problem is the rooster has been away for 3 weeks. Should I remove the eggs as they wont be fertilised or just let her be?
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    No, it's entirely possible that the male's sperm was still able to fertilize her eggs even after 3 weeks. 3 weeks is a generalized amount of time. Some sperm can live longer or shorter than 3 weeks.

    I'd let her have a shot on them. If they don't develop, you'll never have to guess "what if"?

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