The single hardest part about incubating and hatching eggs...

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by RoostersCrow, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. The chicks grow up!

    About a month ago my DW asked if we could "get a pet turkey"....

    Well the order went in, the incubator came out and some Royal Palm eggs went in before she was "even sure if you head me"! Then a week later a dozen of my mutt eggs that I slipped out on the sly went in with them. A week after that 9 silver and six golden Sebrite eggs went it. Now tomorrow, I hope, that batch of 8 goldens will go in to get me my second bloodline.....

    I have plenty of room for chicks but what to do with Turkeys and Chickens? :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2008
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    No problem. A nice big brooder and a new coop resolves it all.
  3. Tell that to my DW. She just looks at me and shakes her head.... [​IMG]
  4. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Songster

    Dec 9, 2007
    I just hatched 2 turkeys on my last batch! They are pretty interesting critters!

    Good luck with yours!
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Hmmm - You need some geese and ducks and guineas, too! Let the guineas free range - no building anything. I'll tell you what to do with them -

    Thanksgiving turkey. Christmas Goose. Duck with plum sauce. Guinea is excellent slow roasted.
  6. Some of thso sound like good ideas. Today DW mentioned a peacock! And she says I'm the bad one....[​IMG]
  7. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    Quote:Miss Prissy you could find a way to make Ellie Mae's bisquits sound good. [​IMG]
  8. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Soak them in milk and honey. Even bad bread will taste good. [​IMG]

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