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If you are considering turkens, just some FYI

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gritsar, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    I don't know if this hold true for all turkens. Mine are hatchery birds.

    I just wanted to mention that one out of my three turken pullets is laying now. They are 25 weeks old.

    Her eggs are amazing! Nearly *large* in size already and the most beautiful pinkish tan color. She's only been laying for about a week.

    I've been getting backyard eggs for a couple of years now, but I am certain Ivy's eggs are the prettiest ones I've seen.

    Just a little FYI [​IMG]
  2. Lurken Turken

    Lurken Turken Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 29, 2010
    Mine should start laying soon and I am so excited to try the eggs. And they are the cutest birds ever. I just love mine![​IMG]
  3. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 30, 2010
    I do not currently have any Turkens, but have had them in the past. They can and do lay a pinkish egg. It really is a very light brown butdoes have that pinkinsh tint.
  4. kens147

    kens147 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 17, 2009
    i love my turken she lays double yolks all the time. and she a great conversation piece

    20 hens 1 rooster 2 dogs 4 cats and a great wife

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