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They're laying! They're laying!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by orumpoultry, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After several days of watching my Tom attempt to mount his hens, I found two ( different colored! ) eggs!!!! Both hens are laying!!!! AND! They used the nest box ( which has a sun roof...) I made them! Now I know why he has been very fussy all morning! Now, since I haven't seen him actually mount the hens and 'connect' - is there a way to check fertility without opening eggs?

    Is it the same with chicken eggs, should I not set the first few?

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  2. MACluckinChicks

    MACluckinChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    YAY![​IMG] I can't wait until my ladies are ready.
     
  3. OMG IM SO JEAULOUS! OUR HENS WONT BE LAYING FOR SEVERAL WEEKS!
     
  4. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't stop going to check the eggs... I think I'm about to crack them open and check for bulls eyes...
     
  5. I think the first few eggs will be infertile so if you do do it in a frying pan LOL
     
  6. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have chicks that REALLY love scrambled eggs... Going to be getting some tomorrow evening unless I get over excited and check tonight. Tom still doesn't look like he's connecting with the hens but it's a wait an see situation here!
     
  7. ooh cool, our chicks love beef [​IMG]
     

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