How long until fertilized eggs are clean?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kadjain, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Kadjain

    Kadjain Songster

    I have 2 hens and a roo I'm trying to selectively breed (bantam EE's). I separated the hens for a week, then introduced the selected roo. It has been two weeks now and I'm wondering if the eggs would be clean of any other roo's seed by now?
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Songster

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    By what I have read it take two weeks to clear out the last of the other rooster. But there have been cases where it has taken a little longer. Wait three to be sure.

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