Rooster problems

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by rdcowman, May 23, 2017.

  1. rdcowman

    rdcowman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I found out that i have a rooster! They said they were pullets! There were 3 Pullets. I have 17 hens and a rooster! The rooster is almost 3 months old! i guess my question is if i get the eggs quick enough before they become a chick there be fine to eat? i sell my eggs so i don't want a half formed chick when they open up the egg!:) He's a Easter Egger.
     
  2. WesleyBeal

    WesleyBeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, the eggs are fine to eat. So long as you're collecting them daily, you shouldn't ever have any issues.

    Someone else can chime in with how long it takes an egg to develop to the point you could tell, but it's a while.
     
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  3. Ironsentryfarms

    Ironsentryfarms Out Of The Brooder

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    It takes a couple weeks for an egg to develop. But like Wesley said above I would collect everyday just to be sure!!
     
  4. rdcowman

    rdcowman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks so much!:)
     
  5. rdcowman

    rdcowman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When i want more chickens i just let her sit on the eggs? I have easter eggers, speckled sussex, barred rocks, and black australops! what breeds will i get out of them?
     
  6. WesleyBeal

    WesleyBeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a hen that is broody, you can try that.

    As far as what breeds you'll get, they'll a mix between whatever breed your rooster is, and the hen that layed the egg.
     
  7. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    it has to have 24 hours of warmth to start developing...
     
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  8. rdcowman

    rdcowman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok. Thanks!
     
  9. rdcowman

    rdcowman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :thumbsup
     
  10. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Was that what you were asking? :lol: did i answer your question....
     

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