Are turkeys human-aggressive?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by kconley, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. kconley

    kconley In the Brooder

    Nov 27, 2016
    This is my first year with turkeys. They're free range; our chicken coop has a fence, no ceiling.

    The four Narragansetts are 4 months old (they look identical, so I can't tell for sure if I have any hens) and although they don't bother me, they'll closely follow and strut around anyone new. Typically, will they get aggressive? Does feather display precede an attack?
  2. deserthotwings

    deserthotwings Songster

    Jul 1, 2011
    Queen Creek AZ
    If they strut and display they are most likely Jakes (young toms) Seldom do these birds get aggressive, except for mating season, and not then all the time. Sounds like you just have a couple of young show offs. Turkeys are fun birds to raise, you'll, love them.
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