What age do bantam roos start breeding

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mochicken, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    I have a couple bantam roos that were supposed to be "July babies" and they started crowing this week and one has started trying to breed the lil pullet chicks that are not laying eggs

    Is this just "practice" or are they breeding age already? The person I got them from was kinda sketchy so they may be older than July babies but they are small, even for bantam sized birds
  2. Blue

    Blue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2010
    Quote:It may be practice. Some of my July cochin cockerels are already trying to get down with the pullets.

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