How old does a rooster need to be?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Olive, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. Olive

    Olive Out Of The Brooder

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    I was wondering how old does a rooster need to be to be fertile? I want to incubate some of my hens eggs. My buff oprington cockeral is 6.5 months old.[​IMG]


    Mary
     
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
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    he is ready
     
  3. jenichick

    jenichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    at 5 months mine acted like they were ready but by 6 they were definitely ready! go for it!
     
  4. Olive

    Olive Out Of The Brooder

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    Great!! I'm going to start collecting some eggs and do alittle incubating.[​IMG]

    Mary
     

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