Graphic- Butchering Question

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MikeG, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. MikeG

    MikeG Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 19, 2009
    Roanoke, Va
    Butchered our first turkey last week. We have three and think they're MWs. At 5 months, she finished at 22lbs. I attached a poor quality photo of them.

    Question: Upon cleaning the entrails/cavity, I found one egg (hard), and about 12 yolk-like masses of varying sizes. The largest of which was the size of a chicken yolk. They were yellow and of the same viscosity of chicken yolks. Chicken yolks are the only type I know to compare it for that is all I know.

    Can anyone tell me what they were? I assume they were eggs in development.

    Thank you.
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    If they were in the egg duct yes they were eggs. Some people say they are good but I have never tried them.

    Steve in NC

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