Rooster's gone, how long will the eggs be fertile?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by willkatdawson, Mar 6, 2009.

  1. willkatdawson

    willkatdawson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    I rehomed my BR roo on Monday afternoon. How long will the hens he mated with have fertile eggs?
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    In my experience, about two, maybe two and a half weeks. Could go to three weeks, but any longer would be rare.

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