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manian

  • Joined Sep 2010
turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« on: May 14, 2012, 05:52:42 pm »
well, some of you may know that we have 'doubts'about charlie our turkey stag
2 of the girls have beenbroody and are 3 weeks into sitting.
well yesterday and today he's been sitting on the eggs with them!!

is this normal (as it is in other breeds) or does it just confirm our suspisions!
Voss Electric Fence

in the hills

  • Joined Feb 2012
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2012, 06:43:26 pm »
Oh ..... a modern man  ;D

Well done Charlie.  ;D  ;D  ;D

Sylvia

  • Joined Aug 2009
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2012, 07:11:29 pm »
It doesn't make him a bad person ;) Sit tight Charlie for Gay Rights ;D

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2012, 08:18:23 pm »
Typical - I swap eggs and now you tell me he's not 100% man!!

Sorry, just kidding :x

I think he's just a new man, helping out his girls
(I'll let you know next week if Mrs Light Sussex is surprised by her giant turkey children!!)
Little Blue

manian

  • Joined Sep 2010
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2012, 09:10:47 pm »
LB- we did warn you!!  ;)
we'll let you know if any come to fuition

currently helping the chicks out
so far 2 yellow 1 banty 1 grey and one black
Mx

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2012, 09:15:41 pm »
congratulations :thumbsup:

are some of them from us?
if so, the yellow ones are boys!

:chook:

I don't mind about the turkeys - Jay says if they don't hatch, we'll ask you for some!! (I'm undecided!)
And Mrs LS is no use as an egg layer if she's broody, so its giving her a job ;)
Little Blue

manian

  • Joined Sep 2010
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2012, 09:44:48 pm »
turkey chicks are soooo commical........ much more than chicks
put a link to last years one

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.109222595861262.12014.100003205651558&type=3#!/photo.php?fbid=109227435860778&set=a.109222595861262.12014.100003205651558&type=3&theater

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2012, 07:46:54 pm »
The broody hens here are in a double two-storey rabbit hutch,

I mentioned to o/h that the Maran sitting on RIR/LSxRIR eggs is "due" tomorrow at the earliest ...
so today he went to the "top Flat" that houses Mrs Light Sussex and her fostered turkey eggs (due Sunday-ish) and got a Biiiig peck for disturbing her!

that'll teach him to listen!
(and gets me revenge for him telling me this morning what happens next in the DVD I fell asleep to last night... who dies & how!!)
Little Blue

manian

  • Joined Sep 2010
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2012, 01:05:35 pm »
well 3 fertile eggs so far (2 died as fell in the water) have hatched
yay he'sa modern man who helps out (after helping himself!!! ;) )
 

little blue

  • Joined Jun 2009
  • Derbyshire
Re: turkey stag sitting on the eggs!!!!
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2012, 05:36:34 pm »
its sad about the two that died  :(
at least you know now he's done the business, good boy Charlie :thumbsup:

fingers crossed for our 6 eggs - getting close to "due date" now!
Little Blue

 

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