how old is the youngest a male can mate with a female?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redchicken, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. redchicken

    redchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering because my male is 17 weeks old and I am wondering if their eggs are fertile?
     
  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Good chance he is fertile by that age.
     
  3. skeeter

    skeeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bust them open and look for the bullseye,then you will know for sure
     

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