Tom turkey breeding

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Aijansen, Jun 5, 2019.

  1. Aijansen

    Aijansen Hatching

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    I have a Tom that is 4. Still getting good poults from him. How old is to old for a Tom for breeding.
     
  2. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    It depends on the individual tom. If he is a gentle breeder and causing fertile eggs I would keep using him.

    I believe that Kevin Porter of Porter's Rare Heritage Turkeys does not keep his toms past 4 years old.
     

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