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when do i change roo

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kasey08, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    i hatched out chicks from my roo. i'm going to keep all my hens that hatched out. so do i need a new roo next year so i have new blood lines?
  2. nifty50chick

    nifty50chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2010
    Good question! [​IMG]
    I will watch for someone with more experience to answer it!
  3. grandparooster

    grandparooster Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 15, 2010
    Montague, Michigan
    if you are trying to improve a bloodline, and he has goos traits, you an keep him for breeding again, get rid of him if any of his offspring have defects. It's up to you, and also your breeding needs.
  4. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    so its ok to breed the roo back to the offsprings?

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 14, 2008
    This has benn discussed many times here. Do a search for line breeding. Short answer, yes it's ok to breed your male back on his offspring.

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