Candleing Turkey eggs ?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Cold Canadian, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. Cold Canadian

    Cold Canadian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what stag does one candle turkey eggs ? is it like chicken eggs , day seven/eight ?
     
  2. Ceinwyn

    Ceinwyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should be able to see if they're fertilize easily by day 7/8 should see veining and small embryo by then.
    Good luck.
     
  3. Cold Canadian

    Cold Canadian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks , I appreciate the info
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    With turkey eggs I prefer to wait to at least day 10. The speckling on the shell sometimes makes it hard to be sure of what you're looking at. But in my experience by day 10 you'll know for sure.
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I typically wait until day 14 on my turkey eggs. The earliest I will take a look is on day 10, but I never remove any that early as it is generally too hard to see through their shells to be sure.
     
  6. Cold Canadian

    Cold Canadian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are the eggs that much darker ? or is the shell thicker ? I see that they have speckles , and I believe I have three different breeds so there is a diffrence in size as well as color . I might need a stronger flashlite !
     

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