Getting a female turkey in the spring-- what do I need to know?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Chicken Frenzie, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Hi everyone. I'm getting a female turkey in the spring, time to start researching!
    I have a large coop with 13 hens already and they free range with lots of space.
    Can I keep them together?

    Thanks so much! Have a wonderful day.
     
  2. Fat Man

    Fat Man Out Of The Brooder

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    Is the entrance to your coop large enough to accommodate a turkey?

    I'll be enlarging mine tonight. [​IMG]
     
  3. Fat Man

    Fat Man Out Of The Brooder

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    Also check to see if you have blackhead disease in you area, this could preclude mixing the flocks.
     
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    You already have 13 turkey hens or chicken hens?
     
  5. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    13 chicken hens. And yeah, the enterance is super big :)
     

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