First time with turkey eggs - question about candling

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Must Be Losing It, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. Must Be Losing It

    Must Be Losing It Lost It

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    When can you expect to see veins in a turkey egg? I bought two slate blue eggs just under a week ago. I realize the incubation is similar to guineas (28 days) but when should I expect to see veining if they are in fact fertile?

    Julie
     
  2. penelope77

    penelope77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i didn't candle my turkey eggs until end of week two. but that was my choice. i know you don't do it as soon as chicken eggs but i can't remember the exact day. might be around when i did it.
     
  3. CindyS

    CindyS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    by day 6 you should see a little red spider, but to be sure I would wait another week to be sure.
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Turkeyand peafowl at 10 days. Any eggs that takes 28 days to hatch. Again after 17 to 20 days.
     
  5. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    We usually do ours at day 10 or 14 and then once more at day 21.

    Jody
     

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