new rooster how long till fertil eggs???

dadsdeercamp

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we just added a young (7 months) rooster to the hens how long should we wait to try hatching some eggs. he was mating one hen within five min. of release.
 

Judy

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I'd wait til day after tomrrow if you added him today. I've read to wait til the second egg laid after the roo starts mating.
 

Sir Birdaholic

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If they're anything like some of my roos, the wait should be about 5 minutes!
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