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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Melbrino, Jan 25, 2016.

  1. Melbrino

    Melbrino New Egg

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    How old does a dominecer rooster have to be to successfully breed hens for raising chicks.
    Mine are 5 months old now
     
  2. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Probably around now. I'd suggest searching for checking egg fertility in yolks when u crack them. Check threads here on BYC to see how to recognise evidence of egg fertility.

    All the best
    Ct
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    CTKen gave you the best advice, if there is a clear bulls eye on the yolk, eggs are fertile.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  5. Melbrino

    Melbrino New Egg

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    Thank you all. That helps. I am not relying on them to breed my hens right now. I have them separated but a friend of mine had his rooster die so I am giving him one of them and I now have confidence he will do the job
     
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your rooster.
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!!
     

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