Which pen should I keep it in

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Frizzle13, Sep 21, 2012.

  1. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I recently bought a silkie cross to sit on some eggs but it turns out its a roo. I breed frizzles and don't want to mix my breeds should I leave it in with my frizzles or put it with my old roo out with my mixed breeds. Will it be fine in a run for a while , how long would he need to be in the run to insur none of my hens lays mongrel eggs
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    30 days is usually what they recommend for the eggs to be pure if he has mated them.

    What type of frizzles do you breed, and do the hens have rough feathers or the roos?
     
  3. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Roos have rough feathers
     
  4. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    If it was vice versa, he wouldn't have been an issue in there.

    I'm sorry you were sold a 'hen' that was a rooster. That really sucks.
     
  5. Frizzle13

    Frizzle13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the advice:D
     

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