do i need a tom/jake turkey in order to get eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by millersdawn616, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. millersdawn616

    millersdawn616 Out Of The Brooder

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    i was wondering i have 3 hens that lay eggs but i also have a tom who has "easy acsses" to them. my question is if i sell the tom will the hens continue to lay. like chickens i know you dont need a rooster to have the hens lay eggs


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  2. tinydancer87

    tinydancer87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to have a hen without a tom. She only laid eggs when she was collecting them to sit on...we had to watch her bc she would go into the woods and sit on like 24 eggs.
     

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