Fertility Question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Nike, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. Nike

    Nike Young&Beautiful

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    Hi! So I want to hatch my silkie's egg out this coming spring and I have another boy silkie I want to be the father. But I noticed one of my other roosters mating her and I don't want him to be the dad. If I seperate my silkies how long will it take for them to mate with the eggs of hers to be his? I hate to serperate them though because I don't want the coop to get messed up since the pecking order with the boys is working right now so I would like to seperate them for the shortest amount of time possible.

    Thank you!
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

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    It takes at most 1 month for the birds to become free of the males stuff. It could also only take 2 weeks.
     
  3. Nike

    Nike Young&Beautiful

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    Thank you! Love your avatar btw.
     
  4. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Songster

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    Thank you[​IMG]
     

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