Do people offer stud services?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenphile, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. chickenphile

    chickenphile Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jun 8, 2008
    Feura Bush, NY
    Do people stud out chickens? Should the male be brough to the females or doesn't it matter? I am looking to get some fertile eggs but don't want a rooster. I have silkies and standard breeds.

    thanks
    Chris
     
  2. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    Um, I don't know, but you might want to re title your post to," Do people offer their roosters for stud services?", lol..
     
  3. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    oldtimegator and I AI'ed her roo to my hen. I took her to him. I may do the same with sunshinesilkies for my showgirl.

    Find some good people will to share the "wealth" in your area -- and you should be in business.
     
  4. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

    Mar 17, 2008
    Virginia
    It's been done, but you should always quarantine new birds for 3-4 weeks before introducing them to your flock, then they should quarantine him when they get him back from you. So it can be a pain, but may be worth it, if you'd really like some fertile eggs, but don't want to own a roo.
     
  5. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:ROFL I must be around animals too much, it never for one second occured to me to take that any way but the way it was meant. SHAME on you! [​IMG] [​IMG] I mean, it's in the managing the flock section of a chicken forum! [​IMG] That's too funny, or else maybe shame on ME for being so boring! heheh
     
  6. Lobzi

    Lobzi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I would. I have 3 roosters to choose from.
     
  7. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

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  8. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    AI is the safest route and you don't have to move your birds around to do it. If the stud roo is a long drive from you you will have to use a cooler and dry ice though to keep the semen viable until you can insemenate your hen.
     
  9. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    Quote:I would. I have 3 roosters to choose from.
     
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2009
  10. CATRAY44

    CATRAY44 Lard Cookin Chicken Woman

    Quote:ROFL I must be around animals too much, it never for one second occured to me to take that any way but the way it was meant. SHAME on you! [​IMG] [​IMG] I mean, it's in the managing the flock section of a chicken forum! [​IMG] That's too funny, or else maybe shame on ME for being so boring! heheh

    Sorry, but I hadn't even had my coffee yet, lol. Good way to start the day with a chuckle!
     

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