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Fertility

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Buckguy20, May 11, 2007.

  1. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

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    How long will a hen and her eggs be fertile after the hen has been removed from the rooster?
     
  2. ella

    ella Songster

    I have heard reliable reports of eggs being fertile up to 30 days after a hen has been seperated from a rooster.
     
  3. V Chic Chick

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    It takes three weeks to be sure that all the sperm has left her, but after 1.5 weeks, fertility is greatly diminished.
     

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