I'm hoping this is in the correct forum. But I thought since this is a forum on breeds, someone on here knows the particulars of breeding!I'm getting ready to set up a couple of breeding pens for a pair of copper marans, and a pair of buckeyes. They have always been out with the rest of the flock free ranging. I have two other roosters besides the two I am planning on breeding. My questions is, when I put them in the breeding pen, how long should I wait to put eggs in incubator to ensure I have fertilized eggs from the respective rooster I am using, and not bred possibly by the other 2 roosters I am not using. I hope this makes sense. I've never specifically bred certain breeds. This is the first time I've had more than 1 rooster, so when ever I've hatched eggs I obviously knew which roo was the daddy. The hens were different breeds though. I want these to be true marans and buckeyes. I'm not sure on the "wait" time. Can some one please advise? Thank you!!