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I have never noticed any reduced activity due to prickly feather stubs after trimming. Trim to the sides of where you have just trimmed, partway into the sides of the main cushion; this is especially important on very good quality hens. Don’t trim the birds if molting is still in progress. I try to minimize how much I hack off, so they don’t look bad. As a result, I sometimes have to go back and trim again. Trim the same area as the rooster but not as drastically, mainly so that feathers are not covered in glued droppings. Plucking for several reasons is not good; it is painful for the birds, feathers grow back too soon, and it causes ingrown feathers.
If the hen gets up and gives herself a good shake after mating and the rooster is not ready to jump back on her a minute later is a good indication mating has been successful; however, young roosters can be very keen. If trimming or re-trimming was successful, one should expect fertile eggs in about three days; this can be observed by candling of eggs one week after incubation. Keep roosters to a minimum, approximately one to say three or four hens and one to a pen. Similar behavior to unsuccessful mating is where the rooster is constantly mounting his hens which do not want to come in to roost in the evening; this is normal. To the uninitiated owner, this can be regarded as excessive sexual urges; I think he wants his hens to roost so he can feed and rest.
If one is changing a rooster, wait ten days until one can be sure of the progeny of the new rooster. Typically a rooster’s spurs will not become a problem and can be left alone. This will happen if some breeds are more docile and mellow than others. If you still have problems with fertility in the birds, become a little more drastic with trimming. Mexico, and flying birds on http://22.214.171.124/ commercial aircraft to the more distant foreign venues,” AWA contends. Laying an egg in the nest of other eggs does not start the other eggs developing to a point it is detrimental to the developing embryo; what it does is help these eggs stay viable, far more effectively than if they were collected and stored artificially elsewhere.