male turkey on chicken eggs ?,,,,,*UPDATED*

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by lacyloo, Jun 23, 2007.

  1. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    i found out last week that my male turkey waz sitting on 5 chicken eggs a canndled them last night and they were all fertile !!!! i waz wondering is this naturall ???.
     
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  2. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
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    heres a pic.
     
  3. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    Thats pretty neat!
    Sorry I don't know if thats normal or not...
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

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    Natural?? Hmmm, not sure...but its pretty neat!! Keep us informed....when they hatch.
     
  5. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    hmmm...never een that one before, but it is pretty neat! will be pretty neat if they hatch out!
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member Premium Member 11 Years

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    I don't know if it is normal, but it is adorable!

    PS, I edited your post to make the pic show. [​IMG]
     
  7. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    ok its about the thired week from the turkey first started sitting on the eggs ,today i went to check on him and [​IMG] he hatched one of the babie chicks.but because we have LOTS OF CATS I WAZ FORCED IN TO MOVING THE CHICK in with my broody hens wich as of today has hatched out to little bantam chickes

    I WILL POST SOME PICS OF THE BABIE AS SOON AS I GIT SOME BATTERYS ! [​IMG]
     
  8. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Congrats Papa Turkey!! Job Well Done!![​IMG]
     
  9. Turkeytruff

    Turkeytruff Songster

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    that's terrific! yes, pictures please! [​IMG]
     
  10. Celie

    Celie Songster 6 Years

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    Ahhh, Mother Nature at her finest!! A maturnal Tom, I love it!!! That's fantastic!!![​IMG]
     

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