Question about fertility

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by kyle7630, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. kyle7630

    kyle7630 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long will a hen lay fertile eggs after being seperated from a roo?
     
  2. Hi! Here, for between 2 and 3 weeks.
    I read they *can* lay fertile eggs for longer, but 3 weeks has been the longest I've seen.
    Usually, it's closer to 2 weeks for me.
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    Lisa
     
  3. Gallusfarm

    Gallusfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree - about two weeks.
     
  4. kyle7630

    kyle7630 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks, I got 4 hens that were with a roo and I may put some eggs in the bator. It's only been 5 days so they should be good to go I hope.
     
  5. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Two weeks is safe to assume, but they can be fertile for up to a month.
     
  6. Good luck!
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