How long are they fertile?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by havi, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    I have two nankins someone sent me and I was wondering how long the eggs would be fertile for? The Nankin rooster I have isnt old enough yet. But they were with ones that were before they were shipped.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I had a light brown leghorn that was fertile with a Giant Partridge Cochin roo for a good month after they had parted ways... and I hatched a chick 1 month and 3 WEEKS later to prove it.
  3. GwenDellAnno

    GwenDellAnno Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2009
    Water Valley, AB
    Two to three weeks at the most. Under 10 days is better.
  4. havi

    havi [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Si

    Mar 23, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    Okay thanks, thats what I wanted to know. I will set them for 2-3 weeks. Hopefully I will be able to get more Nankin chicks.

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