Can a turkey have 2 broods in a season?

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

  1. Mylied

    Mylied Crowing

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    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

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    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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