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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by TamTurkey, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. TamTurkey

    TamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 17, 2012
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    That looks like a scam to me. I'd stay clear.

    I'd buy books on Amazon. Would not buy anything like that.
  3. 3 NH reds

    3 NH reds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2011
    Western Mass
    Read storey's book on chickens it is good. This stinks of a scam. Clean out your cookies after that site, they stink rotten.
  4. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

    Jan 27, 2007
    Don't bother buying anything.

    Here are some references (all can be downloaded - Internet Archive references in multiple formats):

    ALBC Turkey Manual (focuses on pastured turkeys but concise info on most subjects):

    Internet archive sources (though the treatments of certain diseases/feed choices have changed, the info in these older references is otherwise thorough). There is more turkey info in the archive so try searching!

    Turkey fertility (UC Davis): Good explanations of what causes various problems observed in newly hatched poults/very complete guide to artificial insemination (though no info on vent sexing of poults):

    Turkey Diseases (UC/USDA):

    Turkey Raising: Lots of detail/ancillary info:

    If the need arises for in depth info on emergency med/etc.: Harrison's Principles and Applications can still be downloaded by chapter at his new business:

    (this used to be available as a single download. It's very good and, though focused on parrots, fairly comprehensive - don't know how long he'll continue to allow downloads by chapter - get it all if you have a fast connection).
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  5. 3 NH reds

    3 NH reds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2011
    Western Mass
    I was thinking Storeys guide to Turkeys, not chickens. I got it out of the Library. This site is of course a great source of information.
  6. LeslieDJoyce

    LeslieDJoyce Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 30, 2012
    Sherwood, OR
    My Coop
    Thank you for the excellent links!
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