Breeding and stuff

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicken Girl, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK so mom told me today she wants babys hatched in march next year. Well heres the thing, i think i have 2 Jearsy Giant roos and i have buff cochin roo right now. So we want to keep a black roo and i dont want to get rid of the other one. I have Jearsys, NHR, cochins, BO, Silky, Mille flur, Leghorns, and EE! All are hens! So how do i get pure Jearsy Giants? Could i get the hens and then 1 roo and leave them together for a few days and all the eggs will be pure? And will hens brood together?

    Thanks,


    Chicken Girl
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You'll need to have the JG hens seperated from the cochin roo for 3-4 weeks and then you should get pure JG chicks from their eggs.
     
  3. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    also, there is no guarantee that the hens will go broody.
     

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