Rooster mating with pullets

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by kingkoopa, May 8, 2016.

  1. kingkoopa

    kingkoopa Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a rooster that is about a year old. My pullets are 12 weeks old. Is it ok for him to try to mate with them?
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say no. If you really wanted to though I suppose if you kept an eye on them and made sure there are enough ladies so he doesn't over breed. Size Difference is a big deal, make sure hes not to heavy or larger than them or he could hurt them trying to jump on them and mate.
     
  3. kingkoopa

    kingkoopa Out Of The Brooder

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    He's huge. And there so small compared to him
     
  4. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then don't put them all out together :)
     

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