Very basic question on fertilized eggs--

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by DomiHentrix, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. DomiHentrix

    DomiHentrix Songster

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    On wednesday we got rid of one of our roos, would my hens still be laying eggs that might have been fertilized by him? I am wondering how long it takes for them to work it out of their system!

    Thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    In with another roo, there won't be too many after a few days, but some may show up for 3-4 weeks of laying.
     
  3. azelgin

    azelgin Songster

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    I've been told up to three weeks and know first hand 10 days for sure.[​IMG]
     
  4. DomiHentrix

    DomiHentrix Songster

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    wonderful, thank you!
     
  5. Judy

    Judy Crowing

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    Yes, I've read three weeks several times here. Suppose the fertility will go down gradually.
     

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