At what age can pullets be introduced to cockerels?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickens14, May 23, 2010.

  1. Chickens14

    Chickens14 Songster

    Nov 16, 2009
    Ulster County NY
    I have a flock of Bantam Faverolles they are 6 months old.
    Then I have 4 pullets that are 3 months old...... At what age can
    I introduce the 4 pullets to the flock that is 6 months old. I am thinking
    the young ones should be 6 months before I put them in with the flock with
    boys that are older....
    What are others experiences...

    Thankyou ~~Jen~~
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Younger ones can integrate at 16 weeks, but I like to wait till they are 20 weeks old.

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