Lavender Ameraucana eggs not fertile?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Triplecross, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. Triplecross

    Triplecross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I raised this breed pair up for 7 months and have been getting eggs for a month from the LA hen.
    Trying to incubate and none are growing! [​IMG]
    Is the rooster sterile you think?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

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  3. Triplecross

    Triplecross Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for your reply. I assumed they would be fertile at 7 months old. My other roosters were all breeding everything in sight by 5 & 6 months old.

    I'll check the yolks before I incubate again. Hopefully they will mature up soon [​IMG] !
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Each bird is individual I'm afraid and mature at different times. For example I have young roo about 5 months old and he is mating the girls but the eggs are still infertile. He is either making a total mess of mating them or just not mature enough yet. Time will tell I guess.

    Hope your eggs are fertile when you check a few :fl
     

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