Chicken Hen on Turkey eggs?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by oharamr, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. oharamr

    oharamr Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it possible to have a broody chicken hen hatch turkey eggs? I still have confidence in my turkey hen that she will go broody. But was wondering if the chicken hens went broody first if they could set on the eggs. Just courious. Thanks for any input on this.

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  2. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to raise barred bantam cochins and those hens were the best turkey hatchers. About 3 or 4 eggs were the tops one of them could brood but they hatched 100 % everytime and were awsome moms.
     
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  3. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

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