When is a rooster considered fully mature?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ninjascrub69, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2010
    Bloomingdale, MI
    This is the catagory that this question seems to fit in... I read that some oriental gamefowl take up to 3 years to fully mature, does this mean they cant reproduce until 3 years of age?
  2. math ace

    math ace Overrun With Chickens

    Dec 17, 2009
    Jacksonville, FL
    ABSOLUTELY NO - - - they can reproduce as early as they start mounting the hens. . . .

    However, their body doesn't stop growing until later. . .

    Spurs come in the second year and they will continue to put weight and height on in their second year.

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