Too many roosters... Pullets, hurry!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by moms Tree, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. moms Tree

    moms Tree Out Of The Brooder

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    I ended up with 3 roosters... I love them all, and don't want to give any up. They are 12 - 13 weeks old... am trying to brood enough females to support 3 roosters. My question is... how old do the females need to be to support 3 roosters:? (I only have 5 hens the same age as the roosters.)
     
  2. Peplers chicks

    Peplers chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    You still need 15 pullets minimum, and anything from 24 weeks can do, according to my point of view, here in SA I saw eggs from 32-36 weeks, on BYC I learned that pullets lays eggs from 24 weeks
     

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