Would a temporary roo work??? "Breeding rights"

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dingleberry, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. Dingleberry

    Dingleberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can not have any roo's but may want to breed my girls some day . can I use a "borrowed roo for this ?? would it work?? What is a good length of time if One were to "Visit"
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    There's one big reason why you wouldn't want to do this - biosecurity. The borrowed roo may look healthy, but may be harboring an illness that I'm sure you wouldn't want brought into your flock.
    If baby chicks are what you're after, best to wait until if or when your girls go broody and buy them some fertile eggs to hatch.
     
  3. Dingleberry

    Dingleberry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like an easier Idea than the roo thing. Thank you.
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