when do turkeys go broody

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by austinhart123, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have nine turkeys that hatched out between june and july.....i was wondering if any will go broody this spring? how long does it take for them to grow up and lay eggs?
    thanks,
     
  2. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any one??????
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It took my bronze turkey about 8 months to go broody,and then she stayed broody for about 2 months.
     
  4. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Bourbon Red turkeys laid eggs in late February last year! and went broody when there were about 15-20 eggs in the nest. It was VERY early -- in mid March. they laid eggs and went broody after that all summer long. One hen just got off a nest she layed in October!
     
  5. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank u chickenannie, but how old were ur bourbons when u got them
     

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