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Old 04-29-2012, 04:20 PM
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Saw a hen today that already had poults.
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I saw some yesterday here in the Lowcountry - my first time seeing them. The were just a couple of days old (I stood right over them) - we watched the hen go back to them shortly after that.
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Saw some here in N GA last week, too.
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are they typically born during turkey season, or what is the normal time for poults to be born?
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It only takes about 28 days to hatch.
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Hens hatch this time of year every year. It is a little early but nothing out of the ordinary
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I have been hearing of poults being seen 4 weeks ago. I think the hot weather early in the year got the breeding cycle started a little earlier this year than most.
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