More nest boxes next year for more hens and we'll see. Cooking the Midget White turkeys requires a little care, but our birds had plenty of subcutaneous fat on their breasts so they turned out juicy and delicious. About a month before Thanksgiving, the hens began laying again — our first batch of poults is nearly finished hatching. The egg production of a breed like this could be of use to the commercial industry if they needed to increase egg production in their lines. I'm sure you can fit at least 15 regular turkey eggs -- the company says you can fit 9 - 12 goose eggs and 20 duck eggs, so I suspect 15 - 18 turkey eggs would fit. There will then be the flapping and shaking, which is why the cone is so important. Very strong and hardy birds, docile temperament, but some birds can become aggressive, highly dependent on selection by breeder, today raised mainly for meat production, high egg production, pale cream to medium brown colored eggs with spotting, 75 to 80 percent hatchablility of eggs, some birds have the ability to fly, very friendly.
Recently in the year ofthe BBC reported that these birds were thought to be extinct until about 90 of them were found in Alabama.
Raising Midget White Turkeys, the Perfect Homestead Meat Bird, by L.C. and D.B.
Average live body weight of the Midget White toms is around 5. For the Love of Insects. When he comes to visit, he just whistles and she comes a running and hollering! Hey UncleBean- I'm not sure what the max number for those turkey eggs would have been. I also do not believe the Beltsville white would make a good pet like the midget, for they tend to be rather high-strung. Photo By Jeannette Beranger. In your experience, is there a flavor difference between midget whites and other breeds?