Broody turkey hens but no eggs under them - how break them from this?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sue3, May 29, 2008.

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    sue3 In the Brooder

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    I have two turkey hens who started laying eggs a couple of months ago. I did not want to them to set as they are young yet so kept collecting their eggs each day. They have now not laid any eggs in well over two weeks but continue to act broody and just want to set all day in their barn pen. I have been shutting them in an outside pen all day a couple of days instead to try and break them of this but so far it has not worked. When let in at night they just head back to their spot to start setting again. Any ideas on how to stop them from this.
     

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