Turkey clutch

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by greenbird, May 12, 2011.

  1. greenbird

    greenbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many eggs do turkey hens usually lay in a clutch before they start trying to hatch them? I've got a hen with a nest that has at least 10 to 15 eggs, is it likely she will try to sit on them, or should I just start collecting them?
     
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I think you may get different answers. The most eggs my hens have layed was 19. She didn't sit on them until all 19 were layed. So it may be soon and your girl will be setting on that nest. I would just leave them for now and see what she does.

    Good Luck.
     
  3. greenbird

    greenbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks, we'll see what happens then
     

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