incubating turkey eggs ?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by harris farm, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. harris farm

    harris farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i want to incubate some turkey eggs. Do i use the same process as chickens like for lock down after 25 days.
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    yes stop turning at 25 days and depending on your incubator temp they will hatch day 28-ish. 99.5 is the recomended temp but our incubator runs closer to 100F so they hatch about a day early but that doesn't bother the poults at all.

    Steve
     
  3. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Quote:If you are using an automatic turner, be certain the eggs can clear the top. We have set chicken eggs a few days later so they hatch with the turkeys.
     

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