A century of Turkey talk 2000-2100.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by duluthralphie, Apr 5, 2015.

  1. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles True BYC Addict

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    I have been watching my girls since I took those water logged eggs and they have been so sad still walking around crying. So I robbed some eggs from another broody Buff Orp hen and gave some of her eggs to my Bourbon Red hens and it did not take them a minute to arrange them and get on top of them. In a couple weeks I will swap the eggs out for some poults and let them raise them.
     
  2. SilkieSensation

    SilkieSensation Overrun With Chickens

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    They would be fine with the chicks too if you want to just let them hatch & keep them.
     
  3. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles True BYC Addict

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  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    How old are the hens?

    I find my young hens lose interest in hatching eggs real fast.
     
  5. R2elk

    R2elk Overrun With Chickens

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    That is just the opposite of my hens. Actually all of my hens regardless of age are so dedicated that they will go broody on a single fake egg and refuse to give up.
     
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  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    We need to get our birds together and come up with a compromise!

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    I have thrown away way too many eggs this year that I entrusted to the young gals.
     
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  7. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles True BYC Addict

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  8. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles True BYC Addict

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  9. R2elk

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  10. mountain mom

    mountain mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WooHoo you are home!! I am sure your birds are so happy to see you!

    I think you can sell your penguin for..... NOT A SINGLE PENNY... you know your DW will divorce you.

    I will have to get some pics of our turkeys, the dang things are so adorable. They have taken to roosting on the deck railing, as close to the back door as possible, at night. I move them to the coop. Every night. But they still don't get it. Sigh.
    I would leave them out, but I am positive the owl would have turkey for a midnight snack.
     

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