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how long for eggs to be from the new roo?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by jcfuente51, May 19, 2011.

  1. jcfuente51

    jcfuente51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello i did an exchange of roos for my naked neck hen i have taken her husbaad off of her about 2 weeks ago ( he was blinde and old) now she has a wonderfull young roo she lays fertile eggs every day, when would the egg be from new daddy??? day after the exchanged? maybe? or it takes a while and how long?

    thank you...
     
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  2. CARDINAL

    CARDINAL New Egg

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    I would not be comfortable until she laid out or 7 eggs.
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    When I change roos I allow 4 weeks.
     
  4. GAchick

    GAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I've read, the hen can have sperm stored from the old roo for up to a month.
     
  5. jcfuente51

    jcfuente51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] mmmm good to know i was about to put those 10 eggs i coledted from her in the incubator hopping they were from the new roo... [​IMG]


    sorry the new roo has been with her for 2 weeks aready. i miss typed it in the post at top..
     
  6. jcfuente51

    jcfuente51 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:so the sperm from the new roo where does it go??? [​IMG]
     
  7. GAchick

    GAchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would presume they would mix. Then you would not be sure which roo is the sire of any particular egg laid. To be sure that the second roo is the only one fathering the chicks, you would need to wait a month.
     

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