My rooster just started crowing, when will he be able to fertilize?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FlockO5ive, Sep 3, 2013.

  1. FlockO5ive

    FlockO5ive Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wondering if it correlates. Since he is crowing will he start trying to mate? He isn't even 20 weeks yet.
     
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2013
  2. redstar14

    redstar14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im wondering the same thing
     
  3. elfgirl

    elfgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I have one that crowed at 8 weeks , one that crowed at 9 weeks, and one that is 17 weeks and still hasn't crowed. Strangely, the non crower is the most mature looking.
     
  4. Tacampbell1973

    Tacampbell1973 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All three of my boys are just over 16 weeks and all will literallly pounce on anything that will stand still long enough[​IMG], they have also mastered what my husband and I call the Roody Shuffle.( Roody is my little man ) This is his pre-mating dance.
     
  5. elfgirl

    elfgirl Out Of The Brooder

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    My two 17 week olds are trying, but the girls aren' t having any part of it yet.
     

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