turken just like any chicken?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by birdsgalore, Jul 7, 2008.

  1. birdsgalore

    birdsgalore In the Brooder

    Apr 23, 2008
    wondering if turkens lay eggs all winter, if they slow down or what to expect, also does anyone know what size turkens get when grown?
  2. spatcher

    spatcher Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Virginia - Southside
    I believe hens top out at about 6 pounds. Cant help with the other question, mine are going on 6 weeks.
  3. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    usually they lay all winter, nice big tinted eggs if they r LF. [​IMG] mine slowed down some when it was in single digits. it's kinda hit and miss laying but usually when the other girls wouldn't lay for me they did. turkens come in bantam and standard size.
  4. Nupine

    Nupine Songster

    Nov 21, 2007
    My hens are probably 6-7 pounds, roo at least 9. They laid nice big brown eggs all winter but are now eating them. :mad:
  5. flock-mama

    flock-mama Songster

    May 30, 2008
    Bayfield colorado
    My turkens are just like my chickens, this last winter was rough and everyone stopped laying for 2 whole months! Any other winter I get eggs all season.

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