Incubating turkey eggs - Help needed

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by TarHeelBlue, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have just put 15 turkey eggs into my incubator, but can't really find any information on time, temp, humidity etc. Any and all advice is welcome. (like humidity , when to put in lockdown, ........)[​IMG]
     
  2. mrslb333

    mrslb333 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's the same as chicken eggs, just 28 days instead of 21 [​IMG]
     
  3. Diamond Wire Farms

    Diamond Wire Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm a turkey Newbee too.
    I have a dozen Bronzes in right now.
    Humidity and Temps are the same as chickens, sometimes there is a suggestion to turn the temp up a degree. 28 days to hatch.

    I am running my usual temp in a Brinsea 20. So I can add a few hen eggs in a week.

    I go into lockdown on Feb 19th? Want to check back and see how they go?
     
  4. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That Would Be Great, My Eggs Were Put In On Sunday 01/23/11.
     
  5. karimw

    karimw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi folks, where did you all get your eggs?
     
  6. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Gonna watch this thread. Been thinking of hatching out some poults this year. Please keep us posted! I would really appreciate it!
     
  7. TarHeelBlue

    TarHeelBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We Have A "small Animal Auction" Not Far From My Home Where They Sell Chickens, Turkeys, Etc Etc. They Usually Have Fertile Eggs To Sell/auction. You Can Also Find People On E-bay And/or Craig's List That Sell Them. I Got Some Black Copper Maran Eggs On Ebay.
     
  8. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Quote:steve_of_sandspoultry has turkey eggs. He has a website that shows their birds. I have been thinking of contacting them for eggs myself.
     
  9. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Except that it takes 28 days instead of the 21 chickens require I treat them exactly the same so far as temperature, humidity, and turning goes.
     
  10. Diamond Wire Farms

    Diamond Wire Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked mine up from a local farmer in Placerville, CA. He raises Heritage Bronze birds but doesn't ship.
    If you are interested, message me and maybe I can ship the eggs for him?

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