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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by hoosiergal, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. hoosiergal

    hoosiergal In the Brooder

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    Can one tom service 3 hens well?
     

  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I don't see why not [​IMG]
     
  3. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

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    i do that with my chickens and quails it works fine so i'm sure that will be fine [​IMG]
     
  4. pdpatch

    pdpatch Songster

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    Quote:Yes, A tom will happely service 10 to 12 hens easily.

    Two hens per tom is usually the minimum you want, more is better.
     
  5. hoosiergal

    hoosiergal In the Brooder

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    Thanks guys for the info. Hopefully have babies in the spring.
     

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