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Aggressive male turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cynder1337, May 31, 2017.

  1. cynder1337

    cynder1337 In the Brooder

    Apr 28, 2017
    Help! My two male turkeys have been just super aggressive but they have been raised together since hatched, there are no females, and they are only about 2 months old. How can I remedy this?

  2. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranging Premium Member

    Feb 24, 2013
    Natrona County, Wyoming
    Do you mean that they are being aggressive toward each other? If that is the case, it is a normal part of the pecking order getting settled. When two equal birds are fighting over their place in the pecking order, it can take lots of fighting to get it settled. The more that you interfere with their squabbles, the longer it is going to take for them to get it settled.

    If you are planning to keep these toms long term, it would be best to replace one of them with some hen turkeys. If you are just raising them for food all the problems will disappear once they are processed.

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