Turkey laying

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by hilaryhake, Aug 17, 2013.

  1. hilaryhake

    hilaryhake In the Brooder

    Apr 21, 2013
    We are new to turkeys and have 2 hens and 1 tom. They are 6 months old. I know they won't lay til next spring as they were born in February of this year. But my question is, are they like Guinea's and only lay eggs in the spring thru early summer or do they lay year round once they start.
  2. Celie

    Celie Songster

    Mar 23, 2012
    Tickfaw, Louisiana
    Turkeys are seasonal, like ducks and geese. They lay longer in the deep South, December to August, but fewer months in colder Northern locations.
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  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    No, the do not lay year round. My BRs have started as early as November and have stopped as late as September. For some reason I have early starts and lay stops. Also with my peas, geese and guineas. They lay unusually early for some reason. I have to pray that they stop laying. :/
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