what age can a rooster start breeding

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicken4262, Feb 8, 2015.

  1. chicken4262

    chicken4262 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 hens and 1 new rooster I got my rooster in April last year is he ready to make my flock bigger
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Watch your chickens. If he's breeding your hens, then yes - he's doing his job.
     
  3. chicken4262

    chicken4262 Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my hen passed away I think he always mate her and not the other 2 and how can I tell the egg has a chick in it
     
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