The asked in PetsBirds · 6 months ago

Can I raise a pullets first egg into a chick or will it be best to wait until a few months to try to hatch an egg?

My chickens are about 4 months old and the pullets are about ready to start laying in a month or two I think. I'm a first time backyard chicken raiser and I've looked all over but haven't seen mention of anyone trying to raise their first egg. Is this a bad thing? Will the chick most likely die or be deformed/weak. Should I wait until I try to hatch an egg?

1 Answer

  • oikoσ
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Watch the rooster. He will tell you when your pullet has turned into a hen and her eggs will be fertile.

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