fertile eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mxpres, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. mxpres

    mxpres Songster

    Jan 21, 2009
    are more than one egg fertilized with just one mating,or does each egg have to be fertilized individually?Im sure this has been asked before
  2. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    A mating can last up to 2 weeks !!! So all eggs laid for 2ish weeks will/can be fertile !!!
  3. purelypoultry

    purelypoultry Songster

    Aug 2, 2008
    Fremont, Wisconsin
    Each mating provides enough sperm for several weeks worth of eggs. God was a genius when he created chickens. The male can die several weeks before fertilized eggs are laid!

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