Rose combed turken rooster

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jared, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. Jared

    Jared Out Of The Brooder

    I acquired one turken rooster, and two hens, to complement my fledgling flock of Ameraucana's. He has a rose comb, and from what I have read, it seems that rose comb roosters have a low fertility issue. Since I have the two turken hens, I thought it might be fun to keep a rooster of this breed to see how it goes, wouldn't mind more turkens, might be a little better meat breed then the Ameraucanas. How much of a fertility issue would I be dealing with, or should I just send him to freezer camp and try to acquire a more true rooster?

    I know I need a couple more roosters for the hens I have, and believe I will be getting a top hat from my sister, and I will be looking for an ameraucana rooster for sure(maybe 2) I am liking this breed.
     

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