Chicken hatching turkey egg

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Akwasi, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. Akwasi

    Akwasi Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys. I love nature to take its course. However I realized that my turkeys are not such great incubators.

    I decided to try my chicken. I give one chicken three eggs as an experiment and am expecting the poults this Friday. Candling has been promising so far.

    Will share a video of the mother and poults here.

    Here is the video

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    Last edited: Nov 12, 2015
  2. LRH97

    LRH97 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Good luck! Would love to see videos/ pictures of the new family. Here was my plan B after my turkey girls wouldn't set!

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  3. Akwasi

    Akwasi Out Of The Brooder

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    That's lovely
     
  4. Akwasi

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    Here is the video. The second chicken also hatched keets and I put the two in the same space for observation. Check the results

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  5. Akwasi

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    It's wonderful how well the mothers have card for the chicks. It has been more than a week now and no casualties or signs of illness.

    That is a great thumb up for the girls
     
  6. LRH97

    LRH97 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Fantastic! Looks like you've got some happy families there!
     
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  7. Akwasi

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    Thanks! They are lovely
     
  8. Akwasi

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    The poults are growing in leaps and bounds [​IMG]
     
  9. LRH97

    LRH97 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    I can believe it! They grow so fast!
     
  10. jenifry

    jenifry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So excited to see this works.. I have two Orps who were bound and determined to hatch something, so I gave them each 8 Turkey eggs... I am DYING for them to hatch!
     

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