How long does a chicken stay fertile

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ricks chicks1, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. ricks chicks1

    ricks chicks1 New Egg

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    My Rooster (Absalom) was killed the other day and I wanted to know how long does the chicken stay fertile? I was going to put them in a incubator in a day or two but if now I will Waite until I get another Rooster.

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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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  3. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    In my experience hens don't lay many fertile eggs unless they have been serviced by a rooster within 5 days, 10 days at the outside.
     

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