could a dominant hen keep roos from crowing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Loretta212, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i cracked this egg open this morning and it looks fertilezed to me! however none of my roos crow i do however have an extremely dominant hen would she keep them from crowing the roos or maybe 6 months old
     
  2. chookhead

    chookhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its possible but the hens will not really stop from mating with other hens but the rooster will eventually get big enuf to dominate the the hen
     
  3. lorain's fids

    lorain's fids Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what exactly is it that let's you tell if an egg is fertilized or not? [​IMG]
     
  4. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lorain's fids :

    what exactly is it that let's you tell if an egg is fertilized or not? [​IMG]

    the white bulls eye on the egg​
     
  5. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    See the whiteish "bulls-eye" on the yolk? That is a sign of a fertile egg.
     

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