Hen's

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rhino123, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. rhino123

    rhino123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well my hens have been in the brood pens for a good two or three moths so today i put her in a square pen with a young stag he mounted her two or three times with her not layin will she be fertil for however long she would be when she was laying or will it stick with her till she starts laying again? Thanks
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    She'll need to start laying within the next few weeks... and you can't just leave him with her for a short period of time, they'll need to be together until she starts laying and then beyond that a few weeks.
     
  3. coltssuperbowl83

    coltssuperbowl83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm pretty sure they can hold the sperm for a month or so.
     

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