How long will eggs be fertile after rooster is removed?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rocky Rhodes, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. Rocky Rhodes

    Rocky Rhodes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can anyone tell me how long eggs will continue to be fertile after the rooster has been removed?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I have read it's about 3 to 4 weeks.
     
  3. kelck22

    kelck22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have tested it, normal fertility for the first two weeks, 3rd week some fertile, 4th week occasional fertility after that none.
     

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