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Busy Rooster..would that slow egg production

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jonnyschicks, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. jonnyschicks

    jonnyschicks In the Brooder

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    just wondering if a horny rooster would slow my 6months old hens to come into egg lying???? just wondering impatient here for the first EGG..[​IMG]
     

  2. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Songster

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    Not in the normal course of things, but if you're talking about serious over mating it can take a toll on egg production.

    ETA: The shorter days of fall are most likely what is causing the delay.
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2010
  3. jonnyschicks

    jonnyschicks In the Brooder

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    thank you... that is what I was thinking [​IMG]
     

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