Do Chickens Mate to Lay Eggs?


Chicken mate so that they can produce and lay fertilised eggs. If a rooster does not mate with the hen the egg will not be fertilised. However, hens will lay eggs even if a rooster is not present and these eggs are normally not fertilised.
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