water is still freezing are eggs freezing to

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by turkey lover, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. turkey lover

    turkey lover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2013
    just wondering my turkey hen has started to lay.eggs she has 5 so far,she is not sitting she is just watching them,but i noticed water has slush in it and other the other water container is freezing does that mean her eggs are freezing to ,should i pick them up put them some where its not as cold not sure of the temp here maybe 42 deg in the day low 18.if any one knows please help no incubator,yet and i would like her to raise her own chicks
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2013
  2. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

    Brinsea website has info on egg development and it states eggs begin to freeze at 28 degrees F

  3. flocksalot

    flocksalot Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2011
    Poynette WI
    We pick up all eggs and incubate them ourselves until the hen goes really broody. Then I consider letting them set. It depends on he weather. If its still cold and early in the season then they will have to wait for eggs to sit on.

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