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Timing of breeding and egg laying

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by entropy, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. entropy

    entropy Out Of The Brooder

    How long after breeding will a turkey hen lay eggs from the same tom? I have a flock of both royal palms and blue slates that free range and I wanted to seperate them for breeding. However, they have already started breeding with each other and I wanted to try and hatch the pure breeds.
    Thanks,
    Laura
    N. CA[​IMG]
     
  2. WVstruttin

    WVstruttin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 9, 2012
    WV
    I was wondering the same thing. maybe someone will chime in and let us know.
     
  3. pawtraitart

    pawtraitart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Separate them now if you want pure chicks. I always wait 4 weeks after changing toms before I trust that the eggs are fertilized by the tom I want to use.
     

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