Broody tom?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by duck&chickencrazy, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Songster

    Dec 2, 2008
    Indiana
    why would my tom go broody and sit on a nest? he has been sitting on it for about 4 or 5 days
     
  2. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Songster

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    he is in touch with his feminine? girlie side.[​IMG]
     
  3. Jmiller429

    Jmiller429 Songster

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    heard of it before
     
  4. LC orps

    LC orps Songster

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    egg pains [​IMG]
     
  5. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    I have had it happen with penned turkeys. They will do a good job until week 2 or 3 and then he will start to crush them. Too big and heavy for the eggs.
     
  6. duck&chickencrazy

    duck&chickencrazy Songster

    Dec 2, 2008
    Indiana
    Is there anyway i can get him to stop? he is now sitting on an empty nest...i dont understand...how do i make him stop?!?!
     
  7. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

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    lol, I had rooster who would do that
     
  8. Dave's funny farm

    Dave's funny farm Hatching

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    My tom would do that last year. I figured it was so he could keep the girls away from the nest and get some more lovin. This year once the hens start laying good I will separate him.
     

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