Ducks and turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by rockinredrhoman, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. rockinredrhoman

    rockinredrhoman Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,
    We have an established flock of 6 ducks, that we will be thinning by 2 his spring. We plan on getting 6 more ducklings, but I also wanted to get a 1 or 2 turkeys.
    Has anybody raised ducks and turkeys together? Can it be done? If my ducklings and turkeys are raised together will my current flock be a problem for them? Thank you!
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    The ducklings will make the brooder wet and damp which will be deadly to turkey poults who require a warmer brooder and more attention from you the first week to teach them to eat and drink, they are also clumsy and can drown in the waterers. I wouldn't mix them.
     

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