So here I sit pondering the facts of life....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mlmadura, Dec 3, 2008.

  1. mlmadura

    mlmadura Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2008
    When chickens mate - is it only 1 egg that is fertilized?
    Or does it last for more than one lay??? lol [​IMG]
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    A hen will lay fertile eggs after a successful mating for about two to three weeks.
  3. Puff of Fluff

    Puff of Fluff Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW! Thank you. I have believed for over 40 years that they could only lay 3 fertile eggs for each mating. I am not sure where I got that from, I think it was my grandma.

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