What kind of incubator do you guys use to hatch your turkeys?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cupman, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. cupman

    cupman Songster

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    I was curious if there was any special thing or incubator needed to hatch turkey eggs since they are a bit bigger than chicken eggs. I just bought a HovaBator 1588 Genesis and wanted to know if that would hatch turkey eggs as it comes stock, or if I would need to buy specialized trays that fit turkey eggs.

  2. nivtup

    nivtup Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    I believe that the 1588 comes with a wire screen in the bottom only, the turner is additional.

    It will hatch turkey eggs, however you will need to hand turn them.

    Good luck..........

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