Bourbon Red hen laying wild

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Struttn1, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave away around 13 of her eggs about a month ago and put 10 more under a Royal Palm hen who hatched most of those a couple of weeks ago. I let her lay another nestfull and she still is showing no inclination to brood them so I fired the incubator back up and just put 24 eggs in it.

    I am hoping she is going to stop laying for the year but so far she has shown no sign of slowing down. [​IMG]
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    If you run out of incubator space, I can always find some [​IMG]
     
  3. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At the rate she is laying I will. [​IMG]
     
  4. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:The royal tom is in the avatar [​IMG]
     
  6. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The royal tom is in the avatar [​IMG]

    Do the toms look like the hens, besides the awful boy stuff?
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Pretty much, did you check out feathersite?
    ETA: It looks like a RP to me.
     
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  8. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
    Quote:Yes, but they only seemed to have adults or chicks, not the scrubby in-between mongrels like I have.

    Guess nobody wanted to post photos of gangly teenagers!


    I'm in the process of uploading some photos I took today of her tail.
     
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  9. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure. here you go.

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  10. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
    Those aren't royal palms!!!
     

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