fertile eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Veronia, Feb 23, 2008.

  1. Veronia

    Veronia New Egg

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    If a rooster mates with a hen how long are the eggs fertile? My rooster was killed and I need to know if I can hatch the hen eggs
     
  2. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I think 2 weeks.

    try to hatch them. it wont hurt.

    sorry you lost your roo [​IMG]
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Some have reported as long as 3 weeks after the last mating.
     
  4. ChuckenGirl

    ChuckenGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im sorry. what kind of rooster was it?
     

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