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maturing roos??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by stephanie1992, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    how old does it have to be for a cockrel to be able to mate and fertilize eggs?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Somewhere after 21 weeks. It varies.
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    mine r 3 1/2 months old, just started to crow, i didnt think they were old enough to breed, i put 5 eggs in the bator from my hens to c what would happen, they r all fertile and growing. So i was very surprised lol.
     

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