What was I thinking?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Struttn1, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put turkey eggs in the incubator about 4 weeks ago and now they are hatching. This is not good. Anybody interested in Bourbon Red poults? [​IMG]
     
  2. robbdebbie

    robbdebbie Professional Chicken Bather

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    Yeah, I am thinking the same thing right about now. I have 4 poults in a brooder. What to do with them. I got all excited about turkeys, and now I am a little worried about where to put them.
     
  3. Rebel Rooster

    Rebel Rooster I Will Love! :)

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    Wish i lived close by! I'd love to have em'! [​IMG]
     
  4. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I will have to totally enclose the brooder cage and hope we do not have a power failure for at least 3 months.
     
  5. longranger

    longranger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I will say the unacceptable and am kidding but by now they have way more meat and taste better than most quail or chukar. Eat them. NOOOOOOO. Mail them to me for the cost of the box and shipping.[​IMG]
     
  6. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only got two so not enough to ship. I would give them to someone who is close enough to come get them.
     
  7. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Quote:You are an absolute glutton for punishment, aren't you??? [​IMG] [​IMG] I can't believe you said that! Not about eating them. Those babies feel really good to me too! I feel their little drumsticks and think... hmmmmmm... mmmmMMMMMMMmmmmmm!!!! Nah...
     
  8. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    We did the same thing except with peafowl, We have a trio of white peachicks, and a pair of emerald spauldings that are going to need extra care this winter. It's not near as cold here as it is where you are but I'm really hoping ours don't end up in the living room roosting beside the fire place. lol

    Steve in NC
     

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