fertilized eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lisas, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. lisas

    lisas Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought 2 chickens that were kept with a rooster and have laid eggs before.If they lay any ssoon will they be fertile or not?? Thanks Lisa
     
  2. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    If you bought them today and they were with the roo yesterday & previously they should be fertile for a couple weeks with the fertility dropping as the time goes on.
    Make sense?
     
  3. lisas

    lisas Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, That does make sense.Thanks for taking the time to educate a city girl. Lisa:)[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. rachipetal

    rachipetal Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I asked the same question a few weeks ago as our two girls were with a boy before we got them. The answeres ranged from two to four weeks! our girls started laying a week and a half after getting here, so we're gonna try hatching the first few eggs to see what happens. We've made our own incubator and prepared the kids incase we don't get any chicks.

    Good luck and let us know how you get on!
     

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