Rooster not gettin the job done

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rooster buyer, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. rooster buyer

    rooster buyer In the Brooder

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    My rooster he is 4 month old and is in with 1 hen in a chicken tractor beside the coop but he will not breed her and i really need some fertile eggs








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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    That's pretty young. What breed? It would be the rare breed that would be sexually mature at that age.
    I'd give him a couple more months. Cockerels that age are notorious for having fertility issues. Wait till a minimum of 6 months to use them. 1 year is better.
     
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  3. Sweet Basil

    Sweet Basil Songster

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    Give him a couple of months, and I bet he will do just fine. I did have a rooster who didn't mate until he was 8 months old, though.
     
  4. rooster buyer

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    Thank You!!!!!!
     

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