Turkeys- need to know everything

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chubbchubb7, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. chubbchubb7

    chubbchubb7 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am putting turkey eggs in the incubator. They were previously sat on. I don't know how long tho.
    I have no experience with this and have only just recently hatched a chick.
    I need to know everything about incubating, hatching and raising. I did read don't raise them with chickens and they need more protein than chicks. But that's all I know.
    Advice plz
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    I would suggest you do some reading on this site. You are asking for a lot of information at once. I would start at the incubating forum.
     
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Overrun With Chickens

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    Read Hatching Eggs 101 by @Sally Sunshine

    Hatching turkey eggs is basically the same as hatching chicken eggs other than the turkey eggs requiring 28 days to hatch.

    Read Porter's Rare Heritage Turkeys:

    Turkey Egg Hatching Tips

    Tips on starting your poults

    Also read the Turkeys 101 thread.

    And another

    http://69.195.124.84/~islandx3/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/baby-turkey-care.pdf
     
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  4. chubbchubb7

    chubbchubb7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!!! With a newborn and a toddler I don't have much time to look around for info! This will help a lot!
     
  5. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member

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