Getting Semen From Birds

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by I Love Layers, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am breeding LF Blue Cochins, and I am wondering how you would get semen out of the rooster.

    Also where would I get the supplies for collecting semen
     
  2. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    why not just put your rooster in with the hens?
     
  3. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With all the feathers cochins have you have to trim them, and mine are also show birds so I can't trim them. So I am trying yo see what doing semen would cost.
     
  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Look it up on youtube... it's a simple procedure and all you need is a pipette... search artificial insemination of chickens...
     
  5. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thank you!
     
  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    No problem! Good luck! :)
     

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