Does laying mean able to fertilize?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jeffross1968, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2011
    Smoky Mountains
    Once a roo is mating and doing his part, is the hen's part just merely laying the egg? If the mate is successful and sperm is collected, does that automatically mean a fertilized egg is on the way?

    I ask, because as of today, my roo seems to have figured things out [​IMG]
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    I don't suppose anything in nature is 100%, but the odds are now overwhelmingly in your favor.[​IMG]

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