Angry Turkey. Help?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by lsullivan, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. lsullivan

    lsullivan Hatching

    Jun 8, 2011
    We have a young male turkey who has recently started laying on eggs like a hen. He has also been VERY agressive towards the chickens he is fenced in with [pecking at them/chasing them around/just fighting in general]. His feathers also keep coming out. He's never acted like this before so it's really strange to see him be so agressive. Any ideas on what's going on with him or what we can do to stop the weird behavior?
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Songster

    Jul 26, 2009
    Its not unheard of for males to go "broody" it happens once in a while.

    As far as the feathers go, probably moulting time, my 6 are beginning to lose a lot of feathers as well, and I noticed a couple of new pin feathers starting on them in a spot or two.

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