female turkey trying to mate another female??

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by I slaughter, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. I slaughter

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    Ok so yesterday I let my female turkey's out to range and my one bronze female was acting kind of weird she fluffed up big like my tom I have and tried to mate with the other female of course it didn't work but the fact that she tried is a little scary lol anyone know why she would be trying to do this. I don't know if she was trying to copy my tom trying to mate cause he's been trying to mate everything and idk if she thinks it looked cool and she wanted to try but yup if anyone can throw some idea's this way that be great.[​IMG]
     
  2. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    Young, hormonal, and more than likely assertion of dominance (reinforcing pecking order). They more often than not, however, `ride' the beta with with one half-spread wing or other over the back of lower ranking hens..
     

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