When is a rooster grown?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kittyacid, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. kittyacid

    kittyacid Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2009
    Clayton, NC
    I have a 11 week old partridge rock cockeral that was supposed to be a female and I cannot keep him. I have found a farm for him to live on and would like to know what age he should be before I take him there. He will be joining a free range flock and I want him to be able to hold his own once he gets there. This is probably not the ideal situation, I would prefer he went to a small flock as the only roo, but I could not find a home for him like that. So what age should he be before going to his new home? Thanks!
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2010
  2. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2010
    MA Cranberry Country
    When he wakes you at 4 in the morning... That was my moment of enlightenment! Nice to know you can re-home him... Most people do not want or cannot have Roo's.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2010

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