Category Archives: Turkeys

The Best Mating Ratios for Poultry: How Many Hens per Rooster?

The Best Mating Ratios for Poultry: How Many Hens per Rooster?

The optimal mating ratio for chickens, turkeys, and other poultry is not the same ratio in which they typically hatch. Most poultry naturally hatch approximately 50 percent females and 50 percent males. If your goal is to obtain fertile eggs for hatching, that ratio will result in males fighting excessively with each other, and when… Read More »

Tips for Choosing a Thanksgiving Turkey

Tips for Choosing a Thanksgiving Turkey

You read that right, folks: Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, only a few short weeks away. And so begins the preparation for the best meal of the year. If you haven’t hosted Thanksgiving dinner before, you might be wondering how to choose the right turkey for you and your family. Here are some tips to… Read More »

Where Are All the Turkey Eggs?

Where Are All the Turkey Eggs?

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Americans all across the country are gearing up for the biggest, most beloved feast of the year. For many of these folks, Thanksgiving dinner just wouldn’t be the same without a big, juicy turkey planted firmly at the center of the dinner table. Thanksgiving turkey recipes are often closely-guarded… Read More »