how old must be the rooster?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by new breeder, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. new breeder

    new breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old must be the rooster to fertilize right the egg's ? its the same age like pulets (like 7 month old (+-1 month))
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    At 7 months old if he is doing the deed, he is getting the job done.
     
  3. new breeder

    new breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hahahahhahaha

    so more or less its the same age for all the chicken's, thats good t know thanks "sourland" !!!
     
  4. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

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    I agree with Sourland. Seven months is plenty old enough.

    This thread tells you how to check to see if the eggs are fertile. If the eggs you crack have the bull’s eye, the eggs you don’t crack should also. Sometimes when you crack the egg the bull’s eye is on the bottom. I use a spoon and try to gently turn the egg over.

    Fertile Egg Photos
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16008&p=6
     
  5. new breeder

    new breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oooohh i am going t read it right now, [​IMG]
     
  6. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my experience when they start getting the urge to mount the female they are able to fertilize the eggs.
     
  7. new breeder

    new breeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well thay are the same age, so if the female dint do egg's then i will not see anyway :p
    i hope they start t make egg's and fertilise the same period [​IMG]
     

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