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Breeding Cochin Bantams

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bnemeth, May 21, 2011.

  1. Bnemeth

    Bnemeth Out Of The Brooder

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    What's the trick to fertile eggs? I probably need to trim their feathers again but I haven't seen much action from the males either. Any suggestions? Thanks!
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Learn to AI.
     
  3. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    What is your ratio of roos to hens, and how old are they? You may need to trim the landing strips a bit more - up from the vent on the females, and down from the vent on the males. As well as any tail feathers that may get in the way. As long as you're not showing, I'd trim as much as possible. Be sure and check for any mites/lice while you're trimming. And maybe separate the roos for a couple of days to get them more in the mood.
     
  4. samas

    samas Out Of The Brooder

    what is AI
     
  5. joanie_maine

    joanie_maine Chillin' With My Peeps

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