fertilized eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mike Winters, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Mike Winters

    Mike Winters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how long do chicken eggs stay fertile
     
  2. wsmith

    wsmith Chillin' With My Peeps

    most people say that you can hatch fertile eggs that are up to about 10 days old, perhaps even longer. After about 10 days your hatch rate goes way down. A hen can store live sperm in her system for up to about 3 weeks, so even if a rooster goes away, the hen he was with can lay fertilized eggs for up to three weeks.
     
  3. Mike Winters

    Mike Winters Chillin' With My Peeps

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    neat
     

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