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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ThiefPouter06, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Songster

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    I have a 10 ft by 16ft insulated building divided into 3, 5ft by 10ft sections(7ft tall). How many turkeys (if any) could I house in one of these sections? Or would that be too little space? I also have the ability of remove the interior walls to have one large coop.
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  2. dwest

    dwest In the Brooder

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    Is this just for winter quarters? I would think a pair or trio in each section would work alright. I'm not a huge fan of over-crowding birds, so I don't think I'd go much more than that in a section.
     
  3. Ksane

    Ksane Crowing

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    Will they have access to the outside or a run? Or are they staying in that area 24/7 for the winter? If they'll be in there 24/7 that's far too small IMO.
     
  4. ThiefPouter06

    ThiefPouter06 Songster

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    Free range just night time quaters to protect from predators.
     
  5. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

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    If it is just for the night, you could fit 8 or so in each section. If they are living in a 5X10 then a pair would be max.
     

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