how long for fertility???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by David1126, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. David1126

    David1126 New Egg

    Feb 5, 2016
    Dawsonville Ga.
    My Coop
    i was wondering i've had my hens on laying pellets. and recently have come in to ownership of a rooster. how long will it take for the laying pellets to get out of there system and there eggs become fertile...?? want some baby chiks...
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2015
    I would think that your eggs should be fertile after a couple of weeks. You can always test for fertility by incubating some eggs for 4 days to a week and then candling them to see if there is an embryo developing. I am confused as to your reference to laying pellets and fertility. Laying mash/pellets does not hamper fertility; unless you are using some kind of pellet I am not familiar with.

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