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How long does a rooster and hen need to be in a pen alone before the eggs will be full bloodied?

I have just separated my Welssummer rooster and hens from a variety of breeds. How long before the eggs are full bloodied Wels?

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A rooster and an hen will need to be in a pen alone and separate from the other chickens for at least 10 days before the eggs that hatch will be full blooded Welsummer chicks.

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Seanny, I hate when people thumbs down an answer, but don't give a reason why they did it.

Im interested in knowing why it would take ten days for the eggs to be full blooded Welsummer.

Can you explain?
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If an hen is with multiple breeds of roosters then the hen has been fertilized by different breeds of roosters. That sperm can last up inside that hen for up to 10 days. That is what I read in one of the books on chickens. I have a bunch myself and do take the time to separate then for a week before breeding.
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Aha! I was unaware of the 10 day survival of sperm inside the hen for ten days, but considering that the hen will delay setting for the same amount of time, it stands to reason that this amount of time will allow the laying of an entire clutch with the benefit of only one mating.

Thank you! From what source, do you recall? I have only one book on chicken raising, and it doesn't go into this level of specifics.
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I can't for the life of me remember the name of the book! I do subscribe to the organic websites on raising chickens. You can really learn alot from them. If I ever come across where I read it I'll post it here for you. And I agree with your comment above people shouldn't thumbs down good information. Just rude!
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I do not understand " bloodied""

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Hens lay an egg roughly every 26 hours. Each day, the rooster will service each of the hens, and as long as that rooster is the only one who has access to those hens, by tomorrow, he will have been the only one to fertilize those eggs.

To be on the safe side, I'd say the eggs laid on Tuesday will be certainly a full Welssummer egg, with the potential of a full blooded Welsummer chick inside.

The hen may delay setting her clutch of eggs for up to 10 days. Unless you have an incubator and pick them up daily to place in the incubator, she may not start incubating these eggs until sometime next week. I don't know much about welsummers as a breed, but unless they're are excelent setters, there is no guarantee she'll decide to incubate them. Even then, a very small percentage of those eggs will hatch (in about 21 days). If you're looking to get a nice brood of chicks, you might consider an inexpensive brooder.

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