Broody behaviour...in a tom.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by taraann81, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Ontario
    Our Bourbon red Tom has stopped roosting at night and started sitting on a nest of muscovy eggs. He is obviously in good health. Why is he showing this behaviour? Is this normal for turkeys or is he confused [​IMG]
     
  2. meriruka

    meriruka Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    My tom went broody last week and has smashed 5 eggs so far. Nice to see I'm not the only one with a broody tom!
     
  3. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    My RP tom has been sitting about 15 eggs for about a week now. He is taking very good care of them. I have even seen him stand up and turn the eggs.
     

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