Chickens and Roosters
Animal Gestation and Incubation

Do chickens lay infertile eggs?


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Answered 2009-10-27 16:17:38


If there is no rooster present, the hen will continue to lay eggs and they will be infertile.


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As long as there is no rooster around to mate with the hens, you will not receive fertile eggs.

All chickens can and will lay eggs without mating. They will be infertile eggs like those you buy in the store for cooking and eating.

Chickens do lay eggs, if that is what you mean.

The chickens lay the eggs

No - the female can lay infertile eggs. However, being infertile - they will not develop into babies !

Hens are chickens.Hens are female chickens and lay eggs.Roosters are male chickens and do not lay eggs.So your answer is YES, you need a hen to lay eggs.

Yes they do. Adult female chickens (hens) lay eggs.

Sorry, chickens just do not lay golden eggs.

Boy chickens are called roosters and no, they do not lay eggs.

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No - it's completely natural for chickens to lay eggs every day. Some chickens are bred to lay eggs almost every day.

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no they lay eggs THEY DON'T!! but some chickens lay eggs that turn into chicks over time

The chickens lay eggs every day and lay about 5 at a time.

Yes. Ducks will lay eggs regardless of whether or not they are fertile.

The females from all breeds of chickens lay eggs. Some hens stop laying when they are old, but there are no breeds or varieties of chickens in which the females do not lay eggs. Roosters, as the male of the species, never lay eggs.

Chickens on Minecraft seem to lay eggs at random regardless of where they are standing. Chickens tend to lay eggs about every seven minutes. The best way to get eggs is to get more chickens, and then fence them in so they do not wander off.

Hens are mom chickens and roosters are dad chickens. Only mom chickens, hens, lay eggs. They lay eggs all year.

chickens always have laid eggs so i guess chickens

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Not necessarily. Different breeds of chickens lay different colored eggs.

They lay about 70 fertile eggs and up to 40 infertile eggs.

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Chickens can and do lay eggs without roosters. Roosters are needed for chickens to lay fertile eggs, from which new chickens can hatch. Unfertilized eggs never hatch, but they are sold as food.

I would like to know when swans first lay eggs? Also if they are young do they lay infertile eggs?

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