Are these Eggs Turkey Eggs?!?!?! In Winter!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Taylor, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found these 1 egg yesterday in the regular laying boxes and the other one today in the same nest my chickens use, its 1ftx1ft. I have heard turkeys do not lay in the winter, but these surely look like turkey eggs to me! they have a light in the coop, so it may be helping them. They are fed 21% layer pellep and scratch grains. If it helps they are Heritage bronze Turkeys

    [​IMG] The 2 eggs next to a large chicken egg



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  2. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, those are turkey eggs. Sometimes they will lay a few in the winter.
     
  3. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Yep... those are turkey eggs! Wow! [​IMG]
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    yes they are!! pretty too My midget whites just started laying a month ago and its freezing here!! she lays for 4-5 days straight then takes a few days off then 4-5 days...today marked day 4 this week--congrats!!!
     
  5. Taylor

    Taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, thats good to hear! now i know i have some turkey hens that i can breed in the spring!
     
  6. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    I'm getting three to four eggs a week from my White Midgets. Not enough to bother hatching, but a few.
     
  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Yes they are. My turkeys lay in winter also.
     
  8. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    A.T. Hagan :

    I'm getting three to four eggs a week from my White Midgets. Not enough to bother hatching, but a few.

    IM still on the fence if I will incuabte eggs in Spring:-( Im not going to do it in the house but If I get a big fat broody hen in April ish I will do it:)
     
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  9. linda_zeagler31002

    linda_zeagler31002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are laying too, when I got my first one the cold had hit, and I was like "What in the world", but all me critters are still laying, even my calls laid yesterday, I can't turn off my incubators yet!
     
  10. Mr.Bojangles

    Mr.Bojangles Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a turkey hen who is sitting on eggs as we speak, has been laying eggs for the last couple of months.
     

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