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Egg question...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by vortec, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. vortec

    vortec Songster

    Jan 29, 2009
    Martin County, NC
    For all of those who lay eggs that are of a specific breed with a rooster, and a hen of the same type, do you pen them seperately or does it matter if you want to raise chicks to be that breed and not muts with all of the other variety of chicken breeds that will be in one pen

    For instance, say I want pure Australorp babies. Do I need to fence them alone in a pen( only Australorps ) away from the others or does it matter? Will they still come out the same with the other chickens. As long as the Australorps the only roo it should be fine right? Just wondering as I don't know for sure and this is something I am considering doing in the future. Thanks


  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    If the Australorp is the only roo then you are fine, if not, then they need to be seperate.
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2009

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