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How long does a hen stay fertilized?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Beejay, May 18, 2008.

  1. Beejay

    Beejay Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    We own a flock of about 50 hens and today we decided to separate our 5 Columbian Rock hens with the rooster, because he have several breeds of roosters how long till the hens lay Columbian fertilized eggs?

    Thanks
     
  2. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First [​IMG]

    Some people on here have said that a hen will lay fertile eggs for two weeks after seperation from a roo and others have said three weeks.

    Dorothy
     
  3. lost

    lost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was told bt miss prissy 2 weeks she said she heard of some three weeks two i dont but i asked and that is what she told me
     
  4. lost

    lost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank dorothy for your help the other day tou were the nicest one i talk too i was about to give up that day
     
  5. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lost

    You are very welcome. I am glad that I could help and thank you
     
  6. Beejay

    Beejay Out Of The Brooder

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    Great thanks everyone [​IMG]
     

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