Chickens and turkeys

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by daniladeluxe, May 10, 2016.

  1. daniladeluxe

    daniladeluxe New Egg

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    Hi there, I have chickens of all sorts and just picked up two turkeys to join my funny farm.... My question is are they always more shaky and clumsy ? I'm scared they're not eating or drinking- and also I have learned they can't live with the chickens but can we let them free range together?
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Sorry, i know nothing about keeping turkeys and i would suggest that you post your question on the "turkey" thread where the experts will be able to help you out.

    All the best
    CT
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Did you get young turkey poults or full grown adults? Very young turkeys often benefit from having a chick as a tutor. It will show them where feed and water is and where is home.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. shandtmorris

    shandtmorris New Egg

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    It is my understanding that to can keep them together until they start eating grass. It is the Cecil worm that kills the turkeys.
     

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