Incubating Turkey Eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by toto65, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. toto65

    toto65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a question about hatching turkey eggs. The ones I have hatched did better in an automatic turner, now I am told on another turkey forum that turkey eggs that are incubated in an automatic turner have a bigger chance of being hatched with spraddle leg and that laying on their side and being turned only occasionally is better for turkey eggs. The reason given is that in a turner they are only "wobbling from side to side" and it puts them on their legs constantly, hence the spraddle leg. I am seriously thinking about one more bator full before my hens stop laying since they still look fertile. (they still have a bullseye)
    Anyone??? [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2010
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Waiting for an response as well. Good question.
     
  3. toto65

    toto65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anybody? [​IMG]
     

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