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Cockerels mating ? ? ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mahsmaj, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can a cockerel mate with a pullet ? ? ?
     
  2. SproutGirl

    SproutGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought that's how they did it in the chicken world. Of course, there may be some rainbow chickens out there, but I'd guess they'd be rare birds! [​IMG]
     
  3. joanc

    joanc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe that's how it's done.
    Boy meets girl=age doesn't always matter!![​IMG]
     
  4. pixiechic

    pixiechic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is your question about age? I was very surprised to see my 8-week-old buff orp chick trying to mate with another one. I don't think it can possibly be effective at this age, he's not old enough to even be considered a cockerel yet, but he was definitely making all the right moves.
     

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