Lock Down

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by indigo flats, Apr 23, 2017.

  1. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2017
    Elgin South Carolina
    Today is the day I lock down my turkey eggs, it has been a long 25 days and I still have three more to go to complete the 28 days required for turkey eggs. I have 7 Narragansett turkey eggs in my incubator and hoping for at least 5 to hatch would be great if all hatched. The best I have had with chicken eggs was 83% the worst I had with chicken eggs was 64%. This is a first for me on turkey eggs. I followed Porters Heritage Turkey Hatching Egg tips http://www.porterturkeys.com/egghatchingtips.htm there were so many different suggestions on humidity I wasn't sure what way to go so I decided Porters was as good as any and went with those tips.
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2017
  2. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2017
    Hudson Valley NY
    great! I'll be crossing my fingers for ya
  3. indigo flats

    indigo flats Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2017
    Elgin South Carolina
    Today is day 27 got one pip but that's all it did so far.So I can't count nothing until they hatch they got me a little worried I was hoping to see more pips.
    Last edited: Apr 25, 2017
  4. Janet D

    Janet D New Egg

    Feb 27, 2017
    Hello chicken lovers I have a problem/question my heritage turkey was brooding eggs when Ga got a terrible storm with a cold front this poor mom sat in the cold cold rain for two days soaked to skin with no over head coverage, when she got up she was shivering and went for cover . I watched for 20 minutes and she wasn't going back so I took her eggs to my incubator and put some chicken eggs down. My question is after it quit raining she went back to sit her eggs so when she gets up to eat can I give her eggs back ? Right now they look good [​IMG] What do you think I would rather she take care of them[​IMG]
  5. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Flock Master Premium Member

    Mar 15, 2010
    On the MN prairie.
    The only way you'll know is to try it...

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