Can Royal Palms fly?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by racuda, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a pair and the female can fly up to 8 foot roost. The male hasn't tried to get that high. He roosts on a low 18 inch high roost. Neither have attempted to fly to a tree limb.
     
  2. jarvis

    jarvis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the babies can =/ one almost got out one me while i was in the pen with them ..
     
  3. R.M. Hens

    R.M. Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do! Mine jump and fly in and out of their 6 foot kennel all of the time.
     
  4. Rosecomb-Ryan

    Rosecomb-Ryan East Indie Crazed

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    Mine fly VERY well. we have a narrow 7 acre Olive Orchard and the have flown 1/2 acoss the property above the trees (Only the hens) They roost in a huge tree outside our house. So yes they can fly and fly well..
     
  5. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Only the hens? My hen can get up to the top roost, and someone had clipped one wing, so I'm sure that after she molts she will be an excellent flyer. It's the male I'm concerned about. I pick him up every night so I can lock him in the coop.
     
  6. Cold Canadian

    Cold Canadian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two two month olds and the buggers fly out when ever they feel like it ! Have to clip a wing or they might become a snack for the dog if not carefull !
     

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