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Turkey hatching in winter.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by brandiexanadu, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. brandiexanadu

    brandiexanadu New Egg

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    I have 2 female Royal Palms and 1 Midget White Tom. The tom and hens have started taking turns laying on the eggs. Will they hatch them in winter? Do I have to let them lay 10 or more before they "set". They are 8 months old.
     
  2. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would collect and store the eggs until you have the amount you want them to hatch because if they begin sitting on them starting with one egg up till 10 they will hatch at differnt times and that can
     
  3. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Be stressful on the hens
     
  4. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can store eggs your gonna hatch up to a week in warm temp...like 50-60 upsidedown (fat end up) and rotate them 3 times a day. At this stage tey won't be developing but it'll keep them from beig damaged. I did it recently with 9 eggs and out of the 9, 6 were actualy fertile and all 6 hatched
     
  5. brandiexanadu

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    Thank you.
     
  6. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No prob :) I wanna see pics when they hatch!
     
  7. brandiexanadu

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    This is Dawn our new turkey. Born on 2/1/15. 6 more eggs to go.
     

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