How does broodiness in Turkeys work?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by BarredBuff, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How does broodiness in Turkeys work?
     
  2. Frogdogtimestwo

    Frogdogtimestwo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    The same as chickens but they are only seasonal layers so if you want to get more eggs from them start taking them from the nest or she will start setting when she has anywhere from 8-12 eggs (at least with my girls) Mine layed 28 between the three girls but then they would steal each others eggs so they had to be separated. They get mean and feisty just like a chicken on her nest, come off for about 5 minutes a day to drink and sometimes eat then have a monster poop and get right back on. I think that answers what you are asking?
     
  3. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes it does...Thanks!
     

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