Good enough Hen to Tom Ratio? Lost Tom To Raccoon

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  1. MontainBourbons
    Hello everyone, just last night I had trouble with a raccoon in the coop and of course, he took one of my only 2 toms. I currently have 25 hens but I believe that only 12 of them have been laying due to the time of year right now (only been getting 4-5 eggs a day). I remember hearing that one good tom can service up to 40 hens, but I am not totally sure if that is accurate.
    I am definitely going to order more chicks for my flock for the sake of diversity, but I was just wondering if the hens that I have currently will have good fertility considering there is only one tom left.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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