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Toms and hens ? Ratio

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Cold Canadian, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Cold Canadian

    Cold Canadian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How safe is it to leave one hen with three toms ? I have three bronze toms with one bronze hen .They are only about three to three and a half months old , but the toms seem to be feeling there hormones lately and are grabing the hen by the head and it looks like it might get nasty ? What is a good ratio ??
     
  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I'd ship out two of those toms. At least keep them in a separate area.
     
  3. KrisRose

    KrisRose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Davison, MI.
    The fighting will get really nasty and the hen will be overbred. Two toms need to go and another hen added.
     

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