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Rooster Stud Service?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by FlyingtheCoop, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. FlyingtheCoop

    FlyingtheCoop Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 25, 2010
    Is there such a thing as rooster stud service? For example, if someone is in a location that does not allow roosters, but wanted to try their hand at hatching eggs one day. I was just curious if anything like that existed for chickens. TIA!
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2009
    I've never heard of it. But my main concern would be the spread of disease. If you were to stud out your rooster, you have no clue what kind of bacteria he could come in contact with. A person can come across some fertile eggs easy enough these days.
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop

    I had a neighbor sell me a rooster and asked if she could come get him from time to time to service her girls... I told her NO!
  4. RhodeRunner

    RhodeRunner Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2009
    Ashtabula, Ohio
    Never heard of that and wouldn't give it a go either considering possible health issues. Who knows what the rooster has? If you want to give hatching a try you can purchase hatching eggs. You can look local, or get them of some of our lovely breeders here in byc.

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