Are royal palm turkeys suitable for free range?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by centrarchid, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

    Sep 19, 2009
    Holts Summit, Missouri
    Are they broody?
  2. To answer the title question: Basically, there is nothing that isn't suitable for free range, except perhaps CXs and RTL factory pullets...
    Most turkeys are broody. I haven't had any experience with RPs, though.
  3. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    RP's are fine for free ranging. The hens usually do go broody but most hens are lost off of free range nests. I pen my hens in the spring and collect the eggs to hatch.

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