How do you collect sperm from a Roo?

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  1. Bantam Girl

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    How do collect sperm from a roo?
     
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  3. Bantam Girl

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    Thanks
     
  4. Egghead_Jr

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    I use hens.

    If your looking to breed only certain birds a breeder pen with small coop is good. I've a wee movable run with 3x3 coop on stilts that acts as the breeder pen, grow out pen, cockerel pad in that order. It has a cover to keep hawks out. A must with grow out pen in my area.
     
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  5. junebuggena

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    Thank u both I will try both! I have a pen for my hen and roo, but I also want to try the collection!
     
  7. Bantam Girl

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    Huh maybe I'm doing it wrong can't get any sperm...
     
  8. junebuggena

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    Or maybe they are too young yet...
     
  9. Bantam Girl

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    They are about 17.5 weeks old
     
  10. Bantam Girl

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    How old should they be?
     

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