What is a "hatch rooster"

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by momoftwinsinwi, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. momoftwinsinwi

    momoftwinsinwi Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. xpButtercup

    xpButtercup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The board is changing e-g-g and e-g-g-s to "rooster" today, and changing c-h-i-c-k to "hen" and other silly things.
     
  3. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    well, did you actually mean rooster or did you type e g g?

    a hatch rooster usually refers to a "Variety" (Called a breed) of American gamefowl.

    If you meant hatching e g g - A fertilized e g g stored in a way that does not destroy its ability to hatch.

    Other then that it beats me.
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2009
  4. prariechiken

    prariechiken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DT is spot on, a "Hatch" is a strain or family of American gamefowl, usually recognizable by their green or slate legs, theoretically tracing their history back to Sanford Hatch, the breeder that set these birds as a strain. In actuality, any fowl with the "Hatch" look is usually referred to as a Hatch, be they from his blood lines or not.
     

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