turkey lockdown question

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by muddyhorse, May 13, 2010.

  1. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Songster

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    when do turkey eggs go in lockdown ? is it 3 days before hatch like chickens or is it sooner ? Ive got 2 dozen slate, burbon red and royal palm eggs in the incubator and some are actually developing !!!!
     
  2. I stop turning at 25 days, they usually pip around day 27 and little turkeys running around shortly after.

    Steve
     
  3. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Songster

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    thanks for the info this is my first turkey hatch
     
  4. They are just like hatching chicks only take longer. Good luck

    Steve
     

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