In December at -22 F (-30 C) my Turkey started laying eggs !!!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Ofeathers, Jan 3, 2014.

  1. Ofeathers

    Ofeathers New Egg

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    Hi, I'm in Ottawa (Canada), and my Bronze Turkey Hen recently started laying eggs. We currently experience temperatures of -22 F and yet she's been laying one egg almost every day since the beginning of December. She was born in May 2013, and so his her Tom. Is this normal ? They are both in their enclosure outside with access to a small non heated house. I thought she would only start laying in the spring! Could the eggs be fertile ?

    Thanks.

    Sally
     
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Although the temps are not normal in my area because we don't get that cold, the laying and eggs being fertile is normal.
     

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