Bourbon Reds wanting to Set, BUT not where I want... Sigh

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by LoveMyBirds, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. LoveMyBirds

    LoveMyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 BR hens and last week found 2 nests. I moved them into a house for 4 days but they weren't wanting that area.

    I let them out and now they are back where I found them..

    What to do.., since I live in an area full of varmits..

    Today I found 2 more hens laying ..

    One hen I might NOT rob her nest, which is still dangerous, but it's more in my yard than up in the woods. she's in a bunch of goose berry bushes.

    Then I found another nest up in the woods this morning as well. It had 7 eggs in that nest which I removed also..

    I'm thinking I should build a large fenced in area for them to run in and then set.. Oh, wait a sec. that's more money.... [​IMG]

    I got my Incubator today, so most of the BR eggs are in it, plus the Royal Palm Eggs that I bought from SandsPoulty..

    I left 8 slots open for my chicken eggs 7 days later..
     
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    I've always heard that turkeys are gonna set where they wanna set. The only way to change that is to pen them up.
     

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