how long does a hen stay fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by BellLisamo, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    I have NOOO idea where to post this....

    anyway. my polish rooster was killed by a coyote about 4 days ago. so my question is, are the eggs shes laying now still fertile from him?
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Yes, she is still fertile. I've read upto 2 to 3 weeks from a roosters mating.
     
  3. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    thats what i thought, but someone told me different so of course i questioned them lol. thanks!
     

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