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So ive decided to try my hand at turkeys for the simple reason im bored and wanna see if i can do it. Ive read over tons of info about feeding and how ignorant they are about starving. Only real question is about my incubator. Nothing fancy just a tsc farm innovators forced air model. Ive always just left my plugs out for chicken and quail eggs should i do the same for turkey eggs.
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So ive decided to try my hand at turkeys for the simple reason im bored and wanna see if i can do it. Ive read over tons of info about feeding and how ignorant they are about starving. Only real question is about my incubator. Nothing fancy just a tsc farm innovators forced air model. Ive always just left my plugs out for chicken and quail eggs should i do the same for turkey eggs.


Turkey eggs need just as much air as any other eggs.  Leave the plugs out.

 

You should not believe everything that you read.  I don't have any problem getting poults to eat and drink.  The key is not to start with just a couple of poults and it doesn't hurt to have a chick in with newly hatched poults.

 

You definitely should read the Turkeys 101 thread.

 

http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/787208/turkeys-101-new-to-turkeys-what-do-i-need-to-know#post_11309891

Welsummers, mixed breed chickens, Blue Slate turkeys, Sweetgrass turkeys and guineas.

In wonderful Wyoming.

Bob

 

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Welsummers, mixed breed chickens, Blue Slate turkeys, Sweetgrass turkeys and guineas.

In wonderful Wyoming.

Bob

 

My photo album

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Thanks. I read the 101 thread probably gonna read it again im gettin 12 eggs tomorrow for 25 bucks from a guy close to me here in south alabama. I live in the city on a acre and have 7 half grown chicks but my parents live out on 10 acres with 10 Chickens so if any of these hatch and make it. SURPRISE YOUR GRAND PARENTS AGAIN LOL.
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