roo fertilization at what age?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by drezac10, May 16, 2011.

  1. drezac10

    drezac10 Out Of The Brooder

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    At approximately what age will roos start fertilizing hens?
     
  2. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When they start to mount them at about 5 to 6 months old.
     
  3. cmfarm

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a rooster that was 4 months old (but he was large) and he made fertilized eggs.
     

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