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Does a turkey coop need a roof?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by MrDankYT, Feb 11, 2017.

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  1. MrDankYT

    MrDankYT Chirping

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    Hello, I was wondering about a roof for an outside turkey coop, i mean i've seen alot of people just have fences and that goes good but i mean turkeys can fly a little even if they're domesticated so does an outside turkey coop need a roof?
     

  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    Coops are always outside and have roofs...
     
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranging Premium Member

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    As already stated, if it doesn't have a roof it isn't a coop. Perhaps your question should be whether or not turkeys need a coop.

    Turkeys do need a place that is sheltered so they can get away from the wind. They need a place that provides shade. Heritage turkeys need a place they can roost. These needs can be met by a coop or a wall or trees, etc.

    My turkeys roost outside in all kinds of weather but it is in a sheltered place away from the wind. I have provided them with a shaded area that they take advantage of even in the winter on bright sunny days.
     

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