How do I breed my RIR Roo?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by sticks22, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. sticks22

    sticks22 Songster

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    I was wondering.....When I get ready to pick the roo and hen that I wanted to breed, what do I need to do ? Do I just put the two of them in a separate cage and let them do their thing and then try to hatch those eggs? Or is there another way I should be going about it?
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing Premium Member

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    Put them in their own pen and let them do their thing. [​IMG]

    Edited to add that Silkie is correct is saying you need to pick out a number of hens to put in the pen with the roo. If you don't the one hen will be over mated.
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2008
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Pick out a good number of hens, and your roo, and put them in the run and coop for at least a month before collecting eggs. Then you can hatch those knowing whos' the dad.
     
  4. sticks22

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    Good, thats what I was thinking too!
     

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