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?
- oikoσLv 76 months ago
Watch the rooster. He will tell you when your pullet has turned into a hen and her eggs will be fertile.