Turkey hatching tips, please?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Shaun, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. Shaun

    Shaun Songster

    Sep 24, 2008
    SW Central Michigan
    Have another batch of (expensive [​IMG] )turkey eggs coming thru the mail. Last batch of 18 (from 3 different breeders) I had NO hatches. First batch of 9 (from one breeder) I had one hatch, two fully developed that absorbed the yolk sac that didn't hatch, and the rest of them didn't develop properly.

    Followed the instructions I got to the letter, raising the humidity the last three days, maintaining the proper temp, etc. Have a digital thermometer, humidity gauge. I use a hova-bator with the fan.

    Any suggestions? Would really like to get a good hatch this time
  2. gabrielle1976

    gabrielle1976 Crowing

    Feb 21, 2009
    Columbia river gorge
    go to the index and scroll down I think thre is a other then chickens place you may post questions there as well as here and see if you get some advice. I dont know anything about turkeys sorry .
    Good luck.

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