roo question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by austincoopersilkiesies, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. austincoopersilkiesies

    austincoopersilkiesies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old does a silkie roo have to be to fertilize eggs?How old does a silkie pullet have to be to lay fertile eggs?thanks and happy new year.
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Depends on teh qulity of the birds/ Hatchery birds tend to mature more rapidly than those from breeeders. Any crowing rooster or laying hen is capable of creating fertile eggs.
     
  3. austincoopersilkiesies

    austincoopersilkiesies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok my boy crows he is pq from a hatchery and my girl lays she is bq from a hatchery but my boy. Dosent even have spur bumbs dosent a roo need spurs to fertilixe eggs?
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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