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adult and juvenile turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by twunker, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. twunker

    twunker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can adult turkeys live with juvenile poults about the age of 2 or 3 months?
     
  2. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    in my book, i wouldnt risk it because the adults could kill the juveniles... I had two baby turkey poults that were two weeks old, then i got two more a couple of weeks later. the older ones werent very happy about it. But after a while they finally got used to each other.
     
  3. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My young turkeys were moved into the henhouse at two months old. I just have one older turkey (5 months) but he shows very little interest in the young ones. My guineas were slower to accept the new additions to the flock but the chickens could care less.
    I think 3 months old is old enough to start joining the flock but keep a close watch on them at first.
     

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