How hard is it to raise turkeys?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by harleyjo, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. harleyjo

    harleyjo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2010
    SW Iowa
    We wanted to try to raise a couple of white breasted turkey poults this year with our chicks but we are almost getting discouraged reading posts about raising turkeys and then raising turkeys and chickens together. What has been your experiences with this?
  2. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    First let me say BYC has a Turkey section that can give you lots of info.
    As for Turkeys with chickens, some do well others do not. It depends on if your area has blackhead in the soil.You would need to contact your local Ag and Markets extension and inquire about it.
    As for behavior wise, i have all mine currently running together with no problems.

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