fertility

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by wadehump, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. wadehump

    wadehump New Egg

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    split flock 3 weeks ago for pure blood .how long until eggs will be breed specific for hatching
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I would say you're probably okay now, but just to be absolutely safe, you could wait a few more days, up to a four weeks. It'd be very, very rare for you to get mixes after that.
     
  3. silkiepjsg

    silkiepjsg Out Of The Brooder

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    I've actually heard somewhere that their rooster died, and months later they were still getting fertile eggs... Has anyone else heard this?
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I don't know about months later, but I did hear of someone who got a mixed breed after two months of separation. That is definitely the exception, not the rule; a very rare occurence.
     

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