how much space?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Rookie Raiser, Jan 29, 2014.

  1. Rookie Raiser

    Rookie Raiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi, i was looking into getting some turkeys this spring and was wondering what the bare minimum required/recomended space is for just 2 or 3 turkeys. i already have chickens and horses and am going to be getting goats and cows, so i need to try to make everything fit :) they need to be confined to coop and run due to many predators and the fact that many wild turkeys come through my property. how much run space, coop space, roosting, ect do you think will withsand 2-3 (MAYBE 4) turkeys? [​IMG]

    thanks!!
     
  2. Rookie Raiser

    Rookie Raiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    also, if you know which breeds may do better in confined spaces, please share that as well [​IMG]
     
  3. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    I assume you will be eating them. If that is correct: 5'-8' square feet per bird. Go with Broad Breasted (commercial variety). If possible only one sex or the other (keeps them focused on the feed and little else).
     

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