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fertile eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by getfresh, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. getfresh

    getfresh Hatching

    May 27, 2014
    help! I am confused about this one aspect of the breeding thing....once a rooster mates (one time) with a hen, how many eggs can she produce that will most likely be fertilized?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    After being bred a hen can retain high fertility for two weeks, some fertility for three weeks, and occasional fertility up to four weeks.

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