Question ???? at what

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by raccoon, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. raccoon

    raccoon In the Brooder

    Feb 21, 2009
    Cassatt S.C.
    at what age will a rooster want to mate I have 16 birds 3 roosters my buff has been getting on some of the hens all are 16 weeks old Is this wishful thinking on my part ???? thank you

    ps : also have 15 turkeys and 11 meatys as of yesterday
  2. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Nope , that's about when my boy started mating the girls.
  3. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Songster

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    Mine too. I would say it's before the ladies are ready to be bred cause they run like crazy.

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