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Took the other roo out now how long before they are not fertile by him

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Maryallison, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. Maryallison

    Maryallison Songster

    Jul 18, 2008
    Fountain, Florida
    So I have a extra roo in the coop and didn't know it till last week. We really thought it was a hen till "he" jumped on my favorite chicken!!! [​IMG] Well, we are incubating the eggs & I was wondering how long we have to wait till none of the eggs will have been fertilized by him? [​IMG] We have a very attractive polish in the coop and we want any future offspring to look like him. [​IMG]

  2. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

    Jul 13, 2008
    Braymer Missouri
    I have heard 3 weeks before they are purebred.
  3. BarkerChickens

    BarkerChickens Microbrewing Chickenologist

    Nov 25, 2007
    High Desert, CA
    I have heard 3 weeks as well.

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