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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by lilwhispers, Jan 30, 2015.

  1. lilwhispers

    lilwhispers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I separated my breeds tonight. How long do I need to wait before I start saving eggs to incubate for purebred babies. I just got a new roo for my silkies. They have been with 4 pure Americauna roos 3 lavender and not sure what to call the color of the other one. I want to wait to keep eggs until they will be pure. Any advice is appreciated.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    You'll probably want to wait for at least two weeks, and three would be better. Hens can remain fertile (to some extent) for up to three weeks after being with a rooster.
     
  3. lilwhispers

    lilwhispers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks that's what I was thinking just wanted to make sure.
     

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