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i want to breed my delawares next spring

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by blueseal, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just got 2 del chicks, and a del roo chick. and i have 2 del hens a yr old. i also have a 3yr old rhode island red roo. with 9 other hens. so when next spring comes how many weeks in advance do i seperate the del roo and del hens from the others. so i can breed pure dels.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Separate them and three weeks later you can put their eggs in the bator...

    Do you have other roos?

    If not, can you tell which eggs are your Dellies? If you can pick out the dellies, there is no need to separate
     
  3. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:yes i have a 3yr old rhode ilsand red roo, im pretty sure which ones are the del eggs, i have 2 dels that are laying now and there a dark brown with freckles.
     

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