Flavor of turkey eggs?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Denninmi, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do turkey eggs stack up for eating compared to chicken or duck. I like my chicken eggs, but I love duck eggs. Hoping turkey will have the rich flavor too.

    With 4 turkey hens, I should get a reasonable number of eggs I hope, and I don't need or want them for any other purpose at this time.
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Turkey eggs are in the middle of duck & chicken. They make great deviled eggs.


    Steve
     
  3. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Sounds good.
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    They cook a bit different, but I honestly could not say there was much of a difference in flavor between turkey and chicken eggs. A friend I gave some turkey eggs to said they had a "meatier flavor."
     
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  5. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    oh thank goodness-Ive been meaning to ask the same question! thanks Denninmi- I cant stand the flavor of duck eggs but adore my chicken eggs!!! Ill try a turkey egg this weekend and report back to you:)
     
  6. Lifesong Farm

    Lifesong Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to hoard them for myself because I could taste the difference. My husband couldn't tell the difference in flavor.
     
  7. gr8ful

    gr8ful New Egg

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    We like them. Can't say we noticed much difference in taste from our chicken eggs. But, man are those eggs tougher to crack! My mother-in-law asked me not to give her any more because she couldn't keep from getting the shells in her eggs when cracking them. [​IMG]
     

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