Rooster question

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by MEchickenfarmer33, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When will my rooster be able to fertilize eggs to my 1 year old hens. the rooster is 3 1/2 weeks old [​IMG]
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Although you have a bunch of time before you get to that point, depending on the breed anywhere from 16-20 wk's maybe sooner, maybe later. you will have to check the eggs for fertility manualy by cracking them open as you see him start topping the hen's.
     
  3. MEchickenfarmer33

    MEchickenfarmer33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so not for a while
     
  4. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yes not for some time to come.
     

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