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Question about Fertility

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by countyroad1330, Nov 4, 2007.

  1. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    Oklahoma!
    Since hens lay an egg a day, do they have to mate everyday for the egg to be fertile?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Nope. One successful mating can last for a couple of weeks or more.
     
  3. gardener

    gardener Songster

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    Oct 8, 2007
    Willamette Valley
    The search feature is great! I was going to ask that same question.
     
  4. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    Oklahoma!
    Thanks Gardener, I'm glad I'm not the only one wondering! [​IMG]
     

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