Who's my daddy?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ozartemis, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. ozartemis

    ozartemis New Egg

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    I planned to set some eggs from my Brown Leghorn pair this spring,( next week here in Oz.)
    My neighbor recently acquired a Sussex rooster and on one occasion he jumped the fence and had his way with my Brown Leghorn hen.
    For how long could the hen be carrying the Sussex's sperm ?
    I've already collected some eggs, can I get rid of the next couple of eggs laid and then presume my rooster will be the father?
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    A month from breeding, to be really sure. Risky at 20 days. Best regards.
     
  3. ozartemis

    ozartemis New Egg

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    Thanks Fred [​IMG]
     

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