Does laying mean able to fertilize?

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

  1. Jeffross1968

    Jeffross1968 Songster

    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 Crowing 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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