What can my hen do!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mahsmaj, Jun 30, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How early can a hen start laying eggs that are hatchable???
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    From my personal experiences, I've had better hatch rates once our girls turned a year old. Pullet eggs will also hatch but I've had better luck with the hen eggs.


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  3. seriousbill

    seriousbill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Dawn, but you can hatch pullet eggs, usually after the pullet has been laying for a couple of weeks at least. The hatch rate will be lower than for eggs laid by an older hen.
     
  4. rebeccakeesee

    rebeccakeesee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And dosent size matter here. [​IMG]

    The bigger eggs produce a better chick?
     

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