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Turkeys at 4 1/2 months old -- 4 hens, 2 toms.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Denninmi, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd be willing to bet money on it at this point, I'm almost positive I'm right.

    It should be pretty apparent now, correct, who is which sex by this age, 4 1/2 months (hatched on Memorial Day)?

    2 Toms and 4 hens is a pretty good ratio?

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  2. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 Toms and 4 hens is a pretty good ratio?

    You don't need that many toms for only 4 hens. Healthy sexually mature males should be able to service 14-20 females. But everyone should have a spare tom incase one dies. I have many toms. I alternate them in my breeding pens.​
     

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