rroosters?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Stoney22, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I am not allowed to have a rooster but my girlfriends mom has two plus ours we are giving her today and I want fertile eggs to hatch could we bring some of our hens over there to get bred? And two if we can and do how often does a hen need to be bred? Like after each egg she lays does she have to be bred again?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    A hen will lay fertile eggs for about 3 weeks after mating. Two to be safe, possibly four.
     
  3. Stoney22

    Stoney22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you so much.
     

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