How long will my turkey be broody for?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MarissaC, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. MarissaC

    MarissaC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a broody turkey right now...can she be broody all year?
     
  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Did she lay some eggs or steal any? Did she make a nest? Normally i'd say she will start to sit fulltime in a few day and then she hopefully will raise a few poults. Are the eggs fertile? You could also slip her some larger duck or goose eggs if you can get a hold of them.
     
  3. MarissaC

    MarissaC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has eggs right now (chicken eggs)...but after they hatch, will she go back to setting again if I were to give her more eggs?
     
  4. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    I have one Midget White we call her Martha. Starting in June every year she sets all summer long, she steals chicken eggs, hatches them and gives them to me to brood. [​IMG]

    Then she starts all over again. I cant break her up. I have allot of free range chickens so I just give her eggs from my pure birds I normally incubate.
     

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