Can you eat Turkey eggs?


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Turkey eggs are edible, but they are more expensive to produce than chicken eggs, making them less profitable for farmers. An average hen lays about one egg every day, while a turkey lays about two a week.

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Turkeys also eat more food and require more space, making them less economical for egg production. The average turkey gets about 3 feet of space in a farm, while a hen gets about 50 square inches of space. Raising turkeys is much more profitable for farmers if they sell them for meat. However, the taste of turkey eggs is creamier than chicken eggs, while the size is about 1.5 times bigger.

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