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How do you collect sperm from a Roo?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bantam Girl, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. Bantam Girl

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    How do collect sperm from a roo?
     

  2. Bantam Girl

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    Thanks
     
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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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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  4. Bantam Girl

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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!
     
  5. Bantam Girl

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

  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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

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    They are about 17.5 weeks old
     
  8. Bantam Girl

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    How old should they be?
     

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