eggs to save

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by nancylee, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. nancylee

    nancylee Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone
    I have 13 chickens and 3 rosters that I want to breed they are all together right now and the boys are busy with all the girls ;) after I separate them how long till I should save the eggs.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Do you mean before the hens will be fertile from only one rooster?
     
  3. nancylee

    nancylee Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry, yes just the one roster.
     
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    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    The hens can be fertile from previous matings up to a month even if bred by another rooster.
    I'd wait at least 3 weeks.
     
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    Thanks
     

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