My BR hen is acting funny?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by harris farm, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. harris farm

    harris farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2010
    Yesterday i went in the yard and i noticed that the BR hen would sit down every time i would face her or go near her. I would leave the yard and she would get up like nothing every happened. She even let me and the kids pet her which never happened before. My thought is she is ready for a tom am I correct? Is there something else going on?
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Yes she is ready to mate, it's getting to be that time of year.

  3. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 17, 2009
    Rocky Point, NC
    That's good to know. How old are turkeys when they start laying eggs? I will get a tom for my 2 hens as soon as I can find a Bronze in my area.

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