When does a Polish Bantam become a fertile roo?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Sherris Backyard Beauties, Jan 20, 2008.

  1. When does a Polish Bantam become a fertile roo? My Afroman is 10 months old, But still has not produced a fertile egg. He's got 13 chickens all to himself and I've collected eggs everyday from the ladies set them to the bator and still yet to find a fertile one by the 4th day. Is something wrong with my roo. He tries alot. My chickens are also 10 months old and are all Rhode Island Red and 1 Americana. All my chickens have been laying for a while now.
  2. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    he should have WHAT it takes to make fertile eggs. Maybe he is not HITTING the right SPOT?
  3. Thats what I thought also. He tries so hard. Could it be a need a larger roo, since he's not as big as my rir's. I had silkies up to a month ago, they were all males 4 of them and they had no problems at all. I had to give them away they were tearing the hens up. But I kept the 1 roo, My Polish Bantam, he was also the quietest one.

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