Will a Serama roo be able to fertilize a full grown Hen (NOT A SERAMA)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gabe4223, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. gabe4223

    gabe4223 Out Of The Brooder

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    I love the Serama Roo's but i dont want fertilized eggs yet. Does anyone have any thoughts onthis ?
     
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  2. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    If there's a will, there's a way. It might take a while but he'll eventually get the job done.

    Why not to the fertilized eggs? You wouldn't be able to tell the difference. [​IMG]
     
  3. gabe4223

    gabe4223 Out Of The Brooder

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    My wife seems to think there will be a difference. I am not sure because ive never had a roo. she seems to think there will be a blood spot. Is that True?
     
  4. Miyashi

    Miyashi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That doesn't develop right away. Most of my eggs are fertilized, as long as I grab them daily, I have nothing like that. I've only seen that once or twice in the past year.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Its not a problem really! The blood spots are from the females, happening in the duct, no worries! Just pick them out or scramble them up. It won't hurt you.
     
  7. classicsredone

    classicsredone Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would make for some interesting combinations. [​IMG]
     
  8. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I seriously doubt the eggs would get fertilized. My d'uccle roo mates my big girls, but the eggs are never fertilized. Watching them, I can see why, as he's always up on their shoulder area when he mounts them (he's about a third their size), even when they're squatting for him. A serama would be even smaller...so I can't see his vent area getting anywhere near a LF's vent area.
     
  9. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree, that would be quite a trick for a little roo!
     
  10. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now imagine the cross, even if you had to do it artificially
     

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