Found a clutch of turkey eggs, can I eat them?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Michele S, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Michele S

    Michele S Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 19, 2010
    I found fifteen turkey eggs in a nest in the corner of our backyard today. I guess that means our turkey is a GIRL. So can I eat them? They must be between 2-3 weeks old.
  2. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 26, 2007
    Fair Oaks, California
    Well, i might be a bit leery about them if they're that old. They may be perfectly fine to eat, but i personally would not want to chance it. If they aren't fertile, you may want to hard boil them and feed them to your chickens or turkeys.
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Depends on the weather. Hot hot days, I'd probably not eat them. Cool dry nest... well, i'd candle them, crack them into a bowl before use, give it a sniff test, and eat away if all checked out.

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