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

    Aug 10, 2008
    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

    May 24, 2008
    Southeast Arkansas
    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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