Should I move the roo?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by CrazyFowlFreak, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. CrazyFowlFreak

    CrazyFowlFreak Pine Hill Farm

    Apr 24, 2009
    WV
    I have a broody Serama hen sitting on a couple of (fertile) eggs. She's in with her mate. Should I separate them before the eggs hatch? Please and thank you. [​IMG]
     
  2. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the rooster's personality but in my opinion I would remove him. Its not worth the risk. I've never noticed a rooster killing chicks, but I've had hens kill them so there is a good chance. Its always safest to separate a hen and her chicks for a couple weeks at least.
     

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