fertility question

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by elorraine52, Feb 13, 2014.

  1. elorraine52

    elorraine52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this question has undoubtedly been answered somewhere on this site, but I'm not sure where to find it so I ask;
    I want to separate certain of my hens and roos so I can incubate eggs from the crosses I want. How long do I need to wait after separation until I can be sure the eggs are purebred? I mean, how long does it take for the sperm of the other roo's to be gone from the hens reproductive tract? I want to be sure I'm incubating the breed I want. [​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I believe the answer is three to four weeks.
     
  3. elorraine52

    elorraine52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank-you flockwatcher!!
     

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