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Fertile Hens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Ed Brown, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. Ed Brown

    Ed Brown Out Of The Brooder

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    How long does a hen stay fertile after being taken from a rooster?
     
  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would assume that as soon as she is taken away from the rooster and passes the fertile egg she is no longer fertile. [​IMG]
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:Welcome to BYC. Usually about 2 weeks.
     
  4. HatchingFever

    HatchingFever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from sunny San Dieago Ca
     
  5. The Burg Peeps

    The Burg Peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Ontario, Canada and [​IMG] .
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. I read somewhere 10 days. [​IMG]
     
  7. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    southern nh
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  8. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Depends on the hen, it can take several weeks to a month
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
     
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!
     

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