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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by galen, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. galen

    galen Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 19, 2011
    Smithville, Missouri
    I know this is a dumb question but here goes anyway. How old does a young rooster have to be to be servicing?
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2012
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    Well they do have very small brains. I'm sure he will get with the program - just needs a little more time and keep talking to him but you need to whisper. [​IMG]
  3. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

    May 11, 2011
    West Virginia
    My Coop
    Depends on the individual bird as well as the breed; some develop very quickly and will start doing their duty early on while other mature slowly and don't get around to servicing their ladies for a bit. Usually somewhere between 5-8 months of age.

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