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do turkeys lay eggs in the winter what do they look like

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by freshegg, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 white heritage turkeys in with my chickens (they insisted kept flying over to join the hens), I have been getting some weard pointy eggs that I thought where from my pullet golden comets since they where pointy and yhey are light tan with dark spots but yesterday I got the hugest egg and today a regular size one but the turkey was over in the corner of the coop with the egg and she didnt seem to want to move so I could take the egg. what do you think is it pullets or turkey eggs. one day I had 3 another reason I figured comets there is only 1 female turkey.
     
  2. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spotted and pointy, yep turkey! Usually they dont lay in winter though, do you have supplemental lighting or heat lamp?, that would do it!
     
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2008
  3. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have light but no heat just lots of shavings and not drafty. so I took the 8 eggs over the past week and we ate some should I let her keep them or what.
     
  4. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Unless they are fertile AND you want babies, there is no reason to let her keep the eggs.
     
  5. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well she has a male turkey out there with her so maybe fertile I dont know. If she wants babies I dont care but I wont keep them its too cold to bring them in the house and they stink real bad. I had some in the house for 4 weeks and was cleaning several times a day and opening windows pee uuuw. will she lay eggs in the spring?
     

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