how long is a hen fertile?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jimmyp, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. jimmyp

    jimmyp New Egg

    A White Leghorn hen is bred to a Rhode Island Red rooster..........
    How long or how many of her eggs will hatch the WLxRIR chicks? 1 month? 1 year? 'til she dies?
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I always allow 21 days to pass just to be absolutely sure.
     
  3. jimmyp

    jimmyp New Egg

    Thanks, Alien Chick
    I had no idea.
    j
     

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