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when does a rooster start mating?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Skitz, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Im curious because my 8 week old black sex-link rooster was mating with one of my other 8 week old pullet!!! [​IMG] I thought they were playing but when he got on top of her.... Did that really happened or am i just going crazy?
     
  2. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i always thought roos mature quicker than hens.
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I had a six week old crow, mate and show so much testosterone in his behavior I I culled him! He was horrible.
     
  4. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Quote:lol glad that mine doesn't crow.
     

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