When do turkeys start laying and hatching?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by FarmGirlNE, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. FarmGirlNE

    FarmGirlNE In the Brooder

    Aug 8, 2007
    Tiplersville, MS
    I've got a few turkeys... wound up down to 2, that I thought were toms, turns out they're hens, so my neighbor gave me a tom to put with them... he said none of his are laying yet... I know my girls are at least 5-6 months old, and the tom is probably a little older than that... neighbor said he hasn't seen any eggs in their coop at his house, and I haven't seen any from mine...

    So, when do they start laying? And when might they start hatching? Do they only hatch in spring?
  2. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon

    Jan 27, 2007
    You might get some strays here and there, but they'll get serious come spring.

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