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will my eggs be fertile

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jimmythechicken, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    we have a hen she is around 1 years old she had 4 chicks when we bought her she chased them off about 4 weeks ago an started laying eggs again.today we went down to the coop an she was broody an sitting on 2 eggs.we have roos but they are 12 weeks old orp would these eggs be fertile an should i let her sit on them or take them.
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    Probably not quite yet with only 12 week old boys...she's broody anyway, so let her keep them for 4-5 days and then candle them to be sure. [​IMG]

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