Blackhead in North Alabama?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Chickhick, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. Chickhick

    Chickhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know if Blackhead is a problem in North Central Alabama or South Central Tennessee? I have chickens, and would really love to try some turkeys.
     
  2. SED

    SED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To my knowledge, no, it is not a problem. I do not know of anyone who has dealt with it.
     
  3. Chickhick

    Chickhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Now to find some turkeys for sale...
     
  4. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could ask the local ag extension folks or see if anyone in your area has both chickens and turkeys.
     
  5. SED

    SED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind are you looking for?
     
  6. Chickhick

    Chickhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to try several varieties, including White Holland and Royal Palm. I see you have Bourbon Reds... Do you have any spare eggs to sell? [​IMG]
     
  7. medan

    medan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live on sand mountian in georgia about 1.5 miles from alabama and tennessee the north west corner of georgia and I have both they were togather but the turkeys get too big and its not real great for the chickens no black head at all here
     
  8. SED

    SED Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not have any eggs, but I do have a Royal Palm Tom, a Chocolate hen, and a Blue Slate (not 100% sure if it is a male or female yet) that I have for sale. If you are looking for chicks, they may be hard to come by at this time of year. I do know a guy in Cullman who may have some, his name is Ray Buzbee. His number is (256) 287-1422. He has a nice variety. Hope this helps!
     
  9. Chickhick

    Chickhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks... I'm tempted, but I'm going to hold out for eggs or babies. Now if you had a Royal Palm hen to go with that tom I might break down and buy them...[​IMG]
     
  10. kangababy

    kangababy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am in new market and really don;t think that you will find any "babies' this year and definatly not eggs. My hens stopped laying over 2 months ago. If you want a little bit older turkey or full grown try dog days flea market in Ardmore. There is a guy there with lots of chickens taht normally has turkeys too. the best time to go is Sunday morning.
     

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