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Do you ever wonder how they make a "collection" from a male chicken to AI a hen???

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WIChookchick, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. WIChookchick

    WIChookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2010
    Rural Brooklyn, WI
    You know I think of weird stuff all the time, but this one just gets to me.
    One of our members on the WI cheese heads thread, mentioned that his neighbor does AI on some of his birds..

    So it got me wondering, if they collect like the do bulls and stallions.
    IE ... like this


    So I think the phantom hen they use must look like this

  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    Nope. I AI chickens for school. While I won't go into details, I will state I made an 'A' in this class.

    All of your Butterball turkeys are the result of AI.
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    [​IMG] There was programme on it on TV once. I can't remember how they did it, but I remember thinking it was just weird. Nothing wrong with the natural way of doing things.
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Last edited: Jan 6, 2013
  5. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    I think they showed in Dirty Jobs how they AI turkeys.
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland

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