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My Turkeys mated today! How long before eggs?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by TurkenItUp209, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. TurkenItUp209

    TurkenItUp209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    So i was outside building some nest boxes when I had 4 wild birds come down my driveway, infuriating my tom, the hen layed down for him, and he mated her in front of all the wild birds...it was crazy.

    How long should I expect eggs? Right away?
  2. retlaw

    retlaw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2013
    Mating doesn't product eggs.
    A hen will layer even if she is not mated.
  3. TurkenItUp209

    TurkenItUp209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Will mating spur on egg production?
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana


    She will lay when she's ready.
  5. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    How old is she? My female turkeys usually started laying around 6-8 months of age.
  6. TurkenItUp209

    TurkenItUp209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    they are both 2yrs old.

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