when breeding 2 birds.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by rocketdog312, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. rocketdog312

    rocketdog312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 16, 2009
    Phoenix, Arizona
    I am planning on breeding my OEGB roo to my silkie/ameracauna mutt. but there are other roos that can interfere, I would need to isolate them so they can mate and then I can get the eggs.

    how long does it take, after mating, for the eggs to get fertilized? also, can one mating fertilize more than one egg?
     
  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    from what I was told you need to isolate the hen for 21 days to make sure it is a "pure" breeding then the roo only needs to visit every 3 days for good fertility. I am sure a more experinced breeder can help you.
     

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