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

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    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

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    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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