Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by justusnak, Feb 8, 2008.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I have a RP Tom, a RP Hen...a Bronze hen, and a blue slate hen. Yesterday amd today I found an egg in the pen. Is there a way to tell which turkey laid it?? Its tan with brown spots. Also....can I incubate these first few eggs?? Or are they like pullett eggs?? They are HUGE!
  2. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2007
    Goshen, Indiana
    Hi Deb. If yours are starting, mine shouldn't be too far behind! My tom has been strutting, but I haven'r seen any action. lol
    I can't tell the difference in mine, unless I see them setting and laying that egg. You can try to set it and see what happens.
  3. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    No, pretty much all the eggs look alike. Each individual may have some minor differences like hens, but there's no significant difference in color between breeds.
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    So if I set these first few.....there is a good possibility they will hatch?? Hmmmmmm...my bator will be EMPTY by Sunday...
  5. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    Turkeys have the same temp and humidity, but are 28 days instead of 21.
  6. HenHappy

    HenHappy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 16, 2007
    on my way to you....
    Hatchaholics. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2008

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