Candling!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Darkfeather, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. Darkfeather

    Darkfeather Out Of The Brooder

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    So I got my first turkey eggs in the mail and I just candled them at day 14.

    I had nine in the incubator in all and two were definitely duds. The other seven are a bit questionable.

    The power went out early in the process and six if them look like they might have been early quitters but I'm really not sure. The last one looked farther along but I didn't see any movement.

    None of them smelled so I put them back in hoping there might still be a chance.

    Any thoughts on this? I've hatched chicken eggs before but it's so much harder to see in these turkey eggs.
     
  2. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    I would have also left them in the incubator. Give them a few more days and candle again. I will try to see if I can find a candling chart for turkey eggs. If I find it I will post the link.
     
    Last edited: Jan 16, 2014

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