hatching turkey eggs need help

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by nstilwater, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. nstilwater

    nstilwater Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 16, 2011
    OK. i want to hatch turkey eggs, i have an incubator, i have a turkey hen that is laying eggs. i have a tom that is 6 1/2 months old and just figuring out the whol breeding thing I have seen him succeed twice today much to my roosters dismay! I have hatched chickens and ducks before. just need advice on temp, time in incubator, when to stop turning, and how to store/how long can i store before incubating, how to tell if eggs are fertile, like i said tom is young and inexperienced so want to make sure hes doing his job before i start incubating
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    I can't be much help except that I think turkey eggs incubate at 1 degree lower than chicken eggs.
    We have a broody turkey that's incubating penedesenca eggs. Good luck to you and wish us luck.
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    crack one open and look for the bulls eye just like a chicken egg

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