Turkey hen not laying?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MamaHutch06, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. MamaHutch06

    MamaHutch06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering if anybody can tell me if this is normal. We got a hen last mar (2011). She started laying in October and continued to lay throughout the winter (we live in mass). She stopped laying in Mar. she seemed to have lost alot of feathers and replaced them, She got alot more aggressive and has yet to lay an egg. Is this normal. If so how long does it usually last? I was told molting takes a month or 2. It has been 4 months? Any Idea's?
     
  2. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    turkeys are seasonal layers.. mine start in the late fall.. lay all winter through spring.. then taper off through the summer until they just stop laying completely until the fall
     
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  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Yep, they are seasonal layers.
     
  4. MamaHutch06

    MamaHutch06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really I kinda expected them to lay sring and summer and not fall and winter?
     
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