chicken fertility question......

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sweeterdeeter42, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. sweeterdeeter42

    sweeterdeeter42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a few chicken eggs in the incubator so they hatch with my turkey eggs. The hens had been away from any previous roosters for 1 1/2 weeks when I set the eggs. 3 are developing. I have a bantam frizzle cochin rooster. What is the likelihood that my rooster is the baby daddy? lol. Kind of hoping he might not be on the silkie egg, as she was with a few white silkie roos before she came to live with me. But in a way, I suppose that could be interesting........
     
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    After only a week and a half away from the other roos, there's a good chance the other roos are the daddys....but, how long were they with the frizzle before you set the eggs??
     
  3. sweeterdeeter42

    sweeterdeeter42 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1 1/2 weeks. Also, two that are developing were set 2 weeks and 1 day after they were away from them. All were set within a day or two of being layed. IDK if that info helps.
     

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