Turkey hatching??

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Shawna89, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm hatching out some turkeys and they went on lock down Tuesday. I was told to lock them down 5 days before hatch date (Saturday). Well yesterday early morning (Thursday) 2 started to pip. I was gone the whole day and came home around 6 yesterday evening. One was about halfway around the shell still and peeping loudly. The other was no longer moving and still just had a tiny hole. My question is:
    Is it normal for them to be 3 days early??
    I intervened and helped the one hatch and now he's doing fine, walking and peeping. He's very small for a turkey IMO, cod he be a runt?
    Also will the others hatch out on time or are they duds?
     
  2. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking at him his beak and feet are a little weird looking
     
  3. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    do you have any pics?
     
  4. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't get them to upload. I just want to know why he was so early compared to the others.
     
  5. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    Ok, i understand.
     
  6. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His feet are odd dosnt anyone else think so?
     
  8. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Hard to tell in the picture, but they do not look that odd to me.
     
  9. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look normal for a little one?
     

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