Is my roster old enough....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jarvisite99, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. jarvisite99

    jarvisite99 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 22, 2011
    [​IMG] Hi I have a question for all you chicken loves and know it all's, I have a hamburg rooster and would like to know how old it has to be to reproduce. [​IMG]
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    4-5 months on most some take less time and some take more time.[​IMG]
  3. trainman638

    trainman638 New Egg

    Sep 1, 2011
    I have a RIR roo that is 22 weeks old and already successfully mounting hens! Who'd a thunk? Good Luck!
  4. m_shuman

    m_shuman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2011
    Springfield, GA
    My boys were trying to mate at 16 weeks old. I had to remove them from the run during the day for about 3 weeks until the girls matured a little more. I still keep one of the boys in the yard because mating is all he wants to do.

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