No Turkey Eggs?

So...my friend Debbie asked "Do people eat turkey eggs? And, if not, why not?"

I had the answer!

1) Turkeys don't start laying eggs until they are much older than chickens, so raising them for eggs would take longer.

2) They are not cost effective 'cause they are so much bigger than chickens so you would raise less turkeys in the same area as many more chickens.

3) Turkeys are possessive of their eggs where chickens are not. So, collecting them up is more difficult and time consuming.

4) They lay less eggs than chickens so it makes more sense to just use the eggs for more turkeys.

There you go...now you know!

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