Can a turkey have 2 broods in a season?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Mylied, Apr 28, 2019.

  1. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

    Mar 12, 2012
    Middle Georgia
    My hen laid a clutch in February. The tom sat the nest. Meanwhile my hen kept squatting to mate. The eggs failed to hatch, I took the eggs away, Tom went back to normal. Now they are mating again. Is it possible she'll lay more eggs? She hasn't laid since Feb.
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Crowing

    Jun 10, 2013
    I have had them lay and set on more than one batch a year.

    Depends on the hen. But if she laid in Feb. I would say chances are good. The later in the breeding season usually the less eggs it will take them to catch the broody bug.
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