Need roo for "tasty" eggs?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MareeZoCool, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] My hubby thinks we need the roo to keep our hens laying eggs that are extra tasty & delicious! I tell him we don't NEED a roo unless we want baby chicks.

    [​IMG] Anyone have something to settle this argument?
     
  2. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    You do not need a roo to have eggs, tasty or otherwise. The hens will lay no matter what and when they are done, they are done, a roosters presence will not make them lay longer or more eggs.
     
  3. TyrannosaurusChix

    TyrannosaurusChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    rooster serv e as protection and leadership. if you yank him without another male around .. one of your hens may stop laying and start acting like a roo.
     
  4. SG_Chicken

    SG_Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope no roo needed. Just as we don't need men around when we "drop" our eggs nor do chickens or any other animal. LOL
     
  5. Catstar68

    Catstar68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fertilized eggs don't taste any better than non-fertilized eggs. [​IMG]
     
  6. TyrannosaurusChix

    TyrannosaurusChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as per eggs, no roo needed.. forgot to add that
     

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