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Has anyone had a turkey hatch chicks more than once a year??

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by FarmGirlPam, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. FarmGirlPam

    FarmGirlPam In the Brooder

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    I have a turkey hen who hatched out 13 chicks in April. I noticed about a week ago, she started "flirting" with the Toms again. About 4 days ago, she started laying eggs. She still takes care of her chicks. I also noticed about 2-3 weeks ago, one of the Toms stays with her and takes care of the chicks, he even started gathering them up at night and sleeping with about half while the Hen sleep with the other half. He stays with the chicks while she's on the nest. I'll have to wait and see if she will actually set on the eggs. I'm hoping she does.
     

  2. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranging Premium Member

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    She will.
     
  3. FarmGirlPam

    FarmGirlPam In the Brooder

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    Thanks!
     

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