Polish hens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lopezfarm, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. lopezfarm

    lopezfarm Just Hatched

    10
    0
    14
    Jun 22, 2016
    Hello i have two polish hens that have been laying for about a month. They give me each an egg a day. And we collect daily. Just today we introduced one to a rooster. How long after they mate will her eggs become fertile? Note she was not with a rooster before.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    63,964
    9,835
    766
    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] In 3 days her eggs should be fertile.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

    34,412
    10,489
    656
    Dec 12, 2013
    Wyoming
    [​IMG]

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here!
     
    1 person likes this.
  4. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, Lopezfarm :D
     
    1 person likes this.
  5. lopezfarm

    lopezfarm Just Hatched

    10
    0
    14
    Jun 22, 2016
    :welcome    In 3 days her eggs should be fertile.
    [/quote
    Thank you!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    82,530
    10,284
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    agree with Sourland but, the rooster with just one hen, is liable to overbreed her seriously. A rooster can handle 10 hens - one hen is a sitting duck.
     
  7. lopezfarm

    lopezfarm Just Hatched

    10
    0
    14
    Jun 22, 2016
    Thank you! Unfortunately my other hens are to big yet too young. I have 4 barred rock and the 2 polish
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    84,499
    3,795
    646
    Jun 15, 2012
    Washington
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by