How old does a cockerel have to be?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Buster, Jul 19, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Before he is fertile and you can safely assume he is doing his job? I have a six month old Black Orp cockerel and wondering when I can use him to breed some girls. Thanks!
  2. brooster

    brooster Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    northwest Ohio
    at six months, he is ready to go, he should already be mating the girls.

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