hatching turkey eggs?!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Loretta212, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    has anyoen done this?! i actually want to hatch my own turkerys for tanksgiving next year and was wondering if it is similar to hatching chickens
    thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

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    Turkeys go for 28 days, need more humidity than chickens and need a baby chicken or human to help them find food and water. Go to Mississippi State Poultry Page for info. Pm me if you need more help! If you are nearby, I have a flock of white hollands for sale. Good Luck!
     
  3. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok very cool thanks for the link !
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Turkeys need 28 days on average to hatch compared to chicken's 21, but otherwise I don't treat mine any different and often hatch both at the same time in the same incubator.

    Here is the best info on heritage turkeys I know of: http://www.albc-usa.org/downloads.html
     
  5. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

  6. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there are so many types now i dont know what to pick! whats a good meat turkey? well iguess they are all kind of meat turkeys
     

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