HELP!! I think my broody turkey is eating eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by JRoseBrooks, Sep 10, 2016.

  1. JRoseBrooks

    JRoseBrooks New Egg

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    So 3 weeks ago I added 7 chicken eggs to go along with the 6 turkey eggs my turkey was sitting on. For about the past week when I go out to check on her, I've noticed that there are egg shells under her. I mean like almost whole eggs. I would think that if she is eating the eggs that she would also eat the shell too. I am curious if anyone else has experienced this before. There is a chicken in her coop with her that is also broody (but has no fertilized eggs under her) so I am not really sure what is going on, as I have never hatched any type of egg before. Can someone please help me out. I would greatly appreciate it.
     
  2. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you checked under her and counted how many eggs she is still sitting on that are intact? And is it the chicken or turkey eggs that are possibly being eaten?
     

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