Cochins and Araucanas have been Separated.. how long do I wait...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by texascowboy1979, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. I have now separated the Cochins and Araucanas.. they each have there own pen... I know there was some mateing going on... so how long can the female keep sperm of a rooster? that way I eat the eggs produced and dont take any chances that they are crosses... I wanna hatch some pure babies and not risk babies that look pure but are really not.

    Thanks.
     

  2. cashdl

    cashdl Songster

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    I have heard 10 days, but hopefully someone else can help you out because it might be longer.


    Lanae
     
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    I think 10 days to 2 weeks ~ but if you really want to be sure wait 3 weeks.
     
  4. Perfect... Ill have 3 weeks of fresh eggs.. Woo hoo...
     

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