how long can a chicken stay fertile?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by erik520, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. erik520

    erik520 In the Brooder

    Mar 13, 2009
    mount airy
    So everone says that thay will keep fertile for 3-4 weeks. Now if she doesn't lay untill it warms up, 2 to 3 weeks or longer. does it start from the time she lays, or when the last conception took place?
  2. RHewitt

    RHewitt Songster

    From conception. From the last day she was with a rooster wait three to four weeks.

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