When to candle turkey eggs?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by robbdebbie, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. robbdebbie

    robbdebbie Professional Chicken Bather

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    What day do you first candle turkey eggs?

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  2. pdpatch

    pdpatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I recall correctly at day three is the first candling then around day 14.

    Tom
     
  3. isadream

    isadream Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Normally it takes between 5-7 days before I can see anything much in a turkey eggs. 3 days is a little earlier for me to be able to tell any veining.
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I don't candle until 14 days on turkey eggs. They take longer to incubate so you won't see much in the first week.
     

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