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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cutter, Sep 14, 2010.

  1. cutter

    cutter Out Of The Brooder

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    Do u need a rooster to get eggs to eat?
     
  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Nope, but you do need a rooster if you want fertile eggs to hatch. Female chickens will lay eggs without a rooster.

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    Last edited: Sep 14, 2010
  3. cutter

    cutter Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks
     
  4. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    You are very welcome. I'm sure someone on BYC can aswer about any questions you might have.
     
  5. AlbinoChicken

    AlbinoChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    lol, I don't have a rooster (yet) but I've been getting eggs for about three years now. [​IMG]
     

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