how long

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by stephanie1992, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    does a hen stay fertile after taking the roo away? I had a roo with two hens for 2 weeks. soo far every eggs been fertile but i had to sell the roo and the hens where by them selves for 3 days. then i sold the hens. two days later i cleaned the holding pen i had them in and found 3 eggs hiding in a flower pot. candled them and seemd fresh. so i put them in the bator. u think there fertile?
  2. judyc

    judyc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Lafayette, IN
    Yes, I think they are fertile. Hens can keep sperm from a rooster for about 14 days.
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    wow i didnt know that. lol good to know. thank u [​IMG]

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