how long to be sure which roo "did it"??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sdshoars, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. sdshoars

    sdshoars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i plan on keeping two roos this spring, and i was just wondering to myself, how long will i have to keep a roo seperate with his ladies to be sure that i will get purebred eggs? thanks!
     
  2. LocoPollo

    LocoPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard that a mating is good for three weeks, so I am thinking a month? Would love to know the real answer myself.
     
  3. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    A hen can hold sperm from a male for 3 weeks. So go for 1 month to be certain.
     

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