Question ???? at what

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

  1. raccoon

    raccoon In the Brooder

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    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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