Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chickenlover210, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. chickenlover210

    chickenlover210 Songster

    Jan 28, 2008
    the Usa
    Ok I live on 1/2 acer and I want like everything
    Do they all live in a coop
    Do the males make noise
    I think I'm getting to attached now
    I want to move to a farm
  2. Stormhorse23

    Stormhorse23 Songster

    Aug 22, 2007
    They ALL make noise. A three sided shelter would be ok, but in bad weather, they need a coop-like structure
  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Ducks are probably relatively quiet compared to the other two. Peacocks and Turkey toms make ALOT of noise. Peafowl are also very loud.

    They all need adequate shelter, as in a four sided shed. I would only suggest a three sided shed if you live in an area where the temps are relatively mild or hot.

    Peafowl need a VERY large coop. The male's train (tail) can have a ten foot diameter when fully grown.

    You cannot keep peafowl with any other types of fowl. In rare cases it can be done, but not with ducks, turkeys, chickens, etc. Also, turkeys and peacocks are very good flyers and will need a covered run. Peafowl will fly off if not contained for a long period of time.

    If you have more questions please feel free to ask.
  4. kstaven

    kstaven Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    BC, Washington Border
    Besides the noise, turkeys can be highly aggressive when broody. Wings are strong enough to kill a chicken who they think is threatening their nest sight.
  5. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    I have heard people say that those peafowl are extremely noisey! Will make a nice collection though, lucky you for having the room to keep all those critters!!! Didn't see chickens in that list, lol!!!!!! [​IMG]

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