Royal Palm eggs...how many?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lamanite Jim, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. Lamanite Jim

    Lamanite Jim Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen started laying eggs last week. We are going to incubate all of the ones she lays. They should be pure blood lines since my other turkey, a Georgia Black tom, was killed/died last week. I think my Royal Palm tom killed him. How many eggs can I expect from my hen. This is her first year laying eggs. She is about eight months old.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    X 2 I agree and welcome to BYC
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    Sorry, I don't know much about Turkeys. I would definitely post at the link Kelsie2290 left you with.[​IMG]
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your Georgia Black tom. [​IMG] I'd be sure to post in the turkeys forums, where experienced members should be able to help.

    I would keep in mind that hens (at least chickens--I'm not sure if it applies to turkeys) can store sperm in their reproductive tract for 2 weeks or more. Therefore, I wouldn't assume that your Royal Palm hen is laying purebred eggs.
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Congrats on your hen beginning laying![​IMG]

    Sorry about your tom!
     

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