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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ann, Jul 1, 2007.

  1. ann

    ann Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Millie fleur D`Uccle hen who I just put the roo back in her pen.How long until her eggs become feritle again to put in the incubator,as she is laying again.
     
  2. andischickenfarm

    andischickenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure about this. I always waited a month to be on the safe side and I've had good luck waiting. Hopefully someone will have another answer.

    Andi
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  3. Chellester

    Chellester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be interested in the answer for this as well. [​IMG]
     
  4. ann

    ann Out Of The Brooder

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    I have an egg developing in the bator,that I had put in just to check ferility.The Roo had only been in the pen for a few days.They are Millie Fleur D`Uccles
     
  5. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    Storey's guide says .....

    If the hen laid an egg shortly before the mating it will likely fertilize the next egg.

    So I would think you would not have to wait to long. If your roo is minding his buisiness.
     
  6. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i know that when you take a roo away they stay fertile for about 3 weeks [​IMG]
     
  7. ann

    ann Out Of The Brooder

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    Millie was without a roo and raising 2 little ones.The first egg after I put fred back in,is not developing ,but the other eggs seem to be developing.
     

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