Are turkey eggs edible?

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Turkey eggs are edible and taste similar to chicken eggs. However, since most turkey eggs are used by the industry to produce turkeys, they would be quite expensive to buy for cooking. Also, there are no inspection and grading regulations set forth by the USDA regarding turkey eggs. Another main reason turkey eggs are not sold to consumers is the size of the eggs. Recipes are designed for the amount of liquid in a chicken egg. The weight of one large chicken egg is 50 grams while the weight of one turkey egg is 70 grams. Such a difference in bakery recipes would be dreadful to the final results. • Is it safe to cook a turkey in a slow-cooker? Do not use the slow cooker for a whole turkey or a large turkey breast. These large pieces of turkey will cook too slowly and remain in the bacterial "danger zone" (40-140 degrees F) too long. Select turkey recipes with a high moisture content such as chili, soups, stews or entrees with a sauce. Cut raw turkey into chunks or small pieces to ... more
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