my roos are shooting blanks!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MarylandChick, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. MarylandChick

    MarylandChick In the Brooder

    Jul 23, 2007
    A.A. County MD
    I used to have fertile eggs. I have full size and bantam hens and I had 3 bantam roosters and 1 full size rooster. 2 of the bantams were fighting too much so I gave them away. I kept the sweetest bantam rooster and the head rooster, a Jersey Giant. But ever since those little troublesome bantams left I have only inferile eggs. My two roosters are responsbile roosters who take good care of the 7 hens and they are... very sexually active... but the bantam and full size hens are laying infertile eggs. I don't suppose there is anything I can do about that is there?
    I got all my chickens as chicks in late summer last year so I know they are old enough.
  2. fivebigreds

    fivebigreds Songster

    Sep 9, 2007
    middle Tennessee
    If its real hot where you are that could be the problem. Some animals get temporarlly infertile in excess heat.

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