hatching turkey eggs need help

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

  1. nstilwater

    nstilwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    crack one open and look for the bulls eye just like a chicken egg
     

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