Lost my favorite roo... but there's hope?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Kamiki, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. Kamiki

    Kamiki Out Of The Brooder

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    So, my favorite chicken was named Cancan. A beautiful Showgirl that I hatched myself. Unfortunately, recently he had to be rehomed because his lungs were getting way too powerful and his testosterone started pumping and man did he like to crow. I was very sad, but I knew that would eventually be the case if SHE turned out to be a HE. I live in an area where you can't have Roos :X

    Almost a week later, Rouge (My only hen, a tiny little Serama) layed her FIRST egg ever. On a whim, I tossed it in the incubator....just in case. I had NO idea how long hens can retain sperm, or if they can retain sperm at all, but since the egg was too small to eat anyway, I figured I'd cross my fingers and give it a chance.

    Well guess what - I just checked and its fertile!!

    I know there's only a small chance of it hatching because its SOOO small and after that, only 50% chance of being a hen but man, wouldn't that be cool if I get one of Cancan's daughters?

    Wish me luck, please? [​IMG]
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut

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    Good luck! Hope it works out for you! [​IMG]
     
  3. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Cancan is a cute little guy. I hope the egg hatches a tiny pullet for you. It sure would be an adorable chicken.
     
  4. Kamiki

    Kamiki Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys. I'm trying to balance the line between being optimistic and getting my hopes up. :)
     
  5. Serenity Sav

    Serenity Sav Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hoping for you! That would make me so happy if his daughter hatched out of there! ^_^
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Good luck on the hatch!! [​IMG]
     

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