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Incubating Turkey eggs

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Waste, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. Waste

    Waste In the Brooder

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    Goes anyone know the success rate for incubating turkey eggs and where I can buy some fertile bronze breasted turkey eggs
     

  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    It all depends on fertility and the incubator (temps, humidity, etc.) Some people have good luck and some don't. My first batch last year, I had a 100% hatch rate.

    Not sure where you can buy BB turkey eggs.
     
  3. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Crowing

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    I agree, It all depends on the incubator used and each individuals personally incubating methods. It also depends on whether the eggs got picked up local or were shipped. A lot of factor weigh in on individual hatches, even the weather can sometimes affect incubating like in summer or lots of rain can cause extra humidity and in winter the humidity is very low.

    I have had some excellent hatch rates and then times that weren't great. Incubating turkey eggs is just like incubating chicken eggs so if you are familiar with that than you should be just fine [​IMG]
     
  4. Hounds51

    Hounds51 Chirping

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    Check out the Wishard Thread thats on here. I did some research on these bronze birds, and if I wanted a good breeding turkey I would get these.
    They have a good immunity system and are a bronze heratage turkey
    Dennis
     
  5. Waste

    Waste In the Brooder

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    Thank you
     

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