Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tracydr, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have a tiny OEGB roo and two hens. One of the hens is broody right now and I'd like to set a few eggs under her. Unfortunately, ever since my large hens started laying, my banty eggs haven't been fertile. My little roo has been too busy trying to mate the big girls unsuccessfully, due to his small size. So, now I don't have any fertile eggs.
    If I put him in a small cage with my other banty hen, how long will it take before her eggs are again fertilized?
  2. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

    Nov 18, 2007
    My Coop
    Quote:2 to 3 weeks. The longer the better chance they will be fertile.

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