Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by justtoni44, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    I hope I am posting in the right place.
    My hens are running with a variety of roosters. I am going to seperate the SLW's with the SLW rooster for hatching eggs. How long should I wait to collect eggs to be certain they are from the SLW rooster?
    Thank You.
  2. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2009
    North Alabama
    I'd say atleast 3 weeks to be safe. Or that's how long I wait anyway. I don't like surprises when I am not expecting it!! [​IMG]
  3. yotetrapper

    yotetrapper Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2007
    North Central MS
    If you're just hatching them yourself and can deal with the chance of a mutt, about 2 weeks. If you plan to sell them, minimum of 4 weeks, 6 would be better.
  4. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    Quote:yotetrapper, [​IMG] your quote


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    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010

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