broody hen didn't hatch eggs and won't get off nest

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by dragontamer56, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. dragontamer56

    dragontamer56 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a bourbon red turkey hen that has been sitting on eggs for about 10 days over due and nothing has hatched yet. I don't think that anything will after that long and i would like to get her off the nest and start growing her molted feathers back and get back to normal. How should i go about getting her off the nest. By the way she made a nest in a doghouse i put in there pen.
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh poor momma [​IMG]
     
  3. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you put some more fertile ones under her for her to hatch?
     
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  4. dragontamer56

    dragontamer56 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well i could put fertile chicken eggs under her but the turkeys stopped laying. How would i put the eggs under her, should i just set them next to her?
     
  5. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just stick them right in front of her touching her. she should pull them under her.
     

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