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how long before i can try to hatch eggs ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Danny81577, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. Danny81577

    Danny81577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering how old a hen should be before I can attempt to hatch an egg they are 7 months old now.
     
  2. sandy sea

    sandy sea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a rooster then the eggs should be fertile now.
     
  3. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I imagine if the hens are laying and the rooster is fertilizing them that would mean the eggs could be hatched
    are you using an incubator?
    or are you uing a setting hen?
     
  4. Danny81577

    Danny81577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a couple of roosters in with them I just wasn't sure if I could hatch pullet eggs . The eggs look fertile from the bullseye on the yoke and the roosters I have seem to really like these girls I have a light brahma and a frizzle cochin bantam rooster in there now and they keep the girls very busy. So the eggs being pullet eggs will not make a difference ? If not I'm going to start saving them
     

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