How long after a hen has been with a rooster ....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by my2boysteacher, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. my2boysteacher

    my2boysteacher Chillin' With My Peeps

    ... Can she lay fertilize eggs? We are getting some new hens today, and I don't know if they have 'been with' roosters. We were told one of the new hens has been broody for awhile this spring. Just wondering if we let her set on them we could get some chicks?
  2. crested1990

    crested1990 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 22, 2013
    7-14 days

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