Question on eggs.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PhlyinPheBee, May 16, 2009.

  1. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    I just got a new cochin hen. She was free range with several other breeds of roo including several other cochins. If I were wanting to hatch out the eggs that she lays:::

    How long can the sit out before going in a incubator??

    How long will the eggs be fertile for??

    When putting in with the cochin roo we also got how long will it be before the eggs are all cochins??

    Thanks for any info.
     
  2. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    How long can the sit out before going in a incubator??
    Up to ten days or so, but sooner is better.

    How long will the eggs be fertile for??
    two weeks to a month

    When putting in with the cochin roo we also got how long will it be before the eggs are all cochins??
    a month to six weeks to be absolutely sure.
     
  3. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    oh yeah....another question. How long is a breeding good for??? can they just be together for a weekend or does it have to be for the whole month??
     
  4. FrenchHen

    FrenchHen Chicken Ambassador

    Jan 26, 2009
    Bagshot Row
    That, I don't know. Possibly up to 4 weeks?
     

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