MadSci Network: Agricultural Sciences

Subject: do laying hens need a rooster to lay an egg

Date: Mon Jul 4 11:18:07 2005
Posted by jan
Grade level: 7-9 School: affton
City: st louis State/Province: mo Country: usa
Area of science: Agricultural Sciences
ID: 1120493887.Ag

we know that hens lay at least one egg a day and if they sit on them they 
evolve into chicks.  I need to know if a rooster has to be with the hen for her 
to lay an egg and if they have to cover the hen every day in order for her to 
lay that egg. I am writing a paper on different birds and the process of having 

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