How long until eggs are pure?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by SundownWaterfowl, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I seperated my brahmas, faverolles, and oegb on December 27th.

    How long until the eggs will be pure? Its been 2 weeks and 2 days.

    Im thinking next sunday start collecting eggs, or will they still be mixed?

    How long do you wait?
     
  2. jhm47

    jhm47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should be OK by now. If the roosters are mating regularly, and they are fertile, the chance of getting a crossbred chick are quite small by now.
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I always wait 3 weeks.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I've always been told 3 to 4 weeks.....
     
  5. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I guess I will start collecting them at 3 weeks then. Thanks. [​IMG]
     
  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    3 Weeks, 4 weeks to be sure. Have hatch chicks after 3 weeks of losing the male, without another male around. (was peahen) would think the same with chickens.
     
  7. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I wait a full month to be sure.
     

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