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

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    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

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    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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