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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SonnyLTPI, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. SonnyLTPI

    SonnyLTPI Out Of The Brooder

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    How long do my hens need to be away from the old Roo Before I start breeding with the new one?
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Anywhere from 3-6 weeks. I've found most hens become infertile after 3.5 weeks away from a roo and all of them infertile after 4-4.5, so you'll probably want to wait about that long to ensure the chicks are from your new roo.
     

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