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

  1. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    How long will a hen and her eggs be fertile after the hen has been removed from the rooster?
  2. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    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

    V Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bristol, England
    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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