about breeding

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by hatchcrazzzy, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i have 15 rirs hens that are separated in a coop with a top so i get pure breeed eggs.5 got out and i think my game roo got to them .he was around them for about 4 hours. how long before my eggs are pure breed again? [​IMG]
  2. fosterchick

    fosterchick Songster

    I have read that a sperm can live in a chicken for 3 to 4 weeks. I would wait 1 month before using the eggs for hatching
  3. Chickee's Mom

    Chickee's Mom Songster

    Aug 29, 2007
    Lacombe AB
    I read some where that is was 12 days.
  4. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Songster

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    To be safe, I'd wait for around 21 days.

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