Question?????

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Buckaroo, May 5, 2009.

  1. Buckaroo

    Buckaroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wanting to cross my Leghorn hens with a Rhode Island Red Roo. I put the leghorns in the RIR Pen 3 days ago. The Lhorns were in with a cuckoo Marans roo since I do not have a leghorn roo, and used the eggs for eating.

    Question is: How long till the eggs will loose the cuckoo, and take on the RIR so I can collect and hatch? 3 days enough, or do they need more time??

    Thanks
     
  2. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    30 days.
     
  3. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    Two weks, certainly not long enough. Three weeks, may be all right, but... Four weeks, you are safe.
     

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