ahhh hatching turkey eggs -need dummy directions for cook time!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by sonew123, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    yup I swore after I gave my midget whites to a friend I would never do turkeys again! Too much for me-loved them and spiled them but just not for me:( anyhoo my freind asked me to hatch put 8 turkeys for her and I said sure-as Long as she taked them within 1-2 days after hatching!

    what's a quick low down on temps and humidity and such for them?? please and thank you folks [​IMG]
     
  2. Chicken-Rage

    Chicken-Rage Out Of The Brooder

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    This is NOT answering your question, SORRY, but why do YOU not want to raise turkeys anymore. IM asking cuz IM getting ready to hatch some.
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:I did love my midget whites-but they beat up my girls all the time-they ate a ton and pooped way more than I thought-the coops were impossible to keep clean and Im a freak!-so My friend had alot more property than I 15 acres I had 6 funky acres-she was preparred for their space needed-All though mine free ranged and such-It wasn't a good fit for me:( The pecked too many skulls on my chickens and enough was enough...they are at a great home that gets just as much love as I gave them-I couldnt be happier:)
     
  4. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I use a sportsman. I have 58 turkeys set right now.. have 4 in the brooder..

    I use 99.5F to 100F .. 35% to 40% humidity,, 60% humidity at lockdown.. same as for guineas...and chickens.. and muscovy ducks... and at 6:38 tonight I hatched a goose with this same formula..

    one note: when you put them into a brooder after they hatch, keep the temperature low,, 85F to 90F, no more than 90F. they don't handle heat well..

    edit: 28 days
     
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  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Quote:I use a sportsman. I have 58 turkeys set right now.. have 4 in the brooder..

    I use 99.5F to 100F .. 35% to 40% humidity,, 60% humidity at lockdown.. same as for guineas...and chickens.. and muscovy ducks... and at 6:38 tonight I hatched a goose with this same formula..

    one note: when you put them into a brooder after they hatch, keep the temperature low,, 85F to 90F, no more than 90F. they don't handle heat well..

    edit: 28 days

    thank you very much-- [​IMG]
     

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