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I NEED SOME PICTURE AND IDEAS ON YOUR TURKEY SHELTER!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by kare21162, May 23, 2008.

  1. kare21162

    kare21162 Chillin' With My Peeps

    RIGHT NOW I HAVE 9 EASTERN TURKEY EGGS IN THE INCUBATOR, THEY HAVE ALMOST 7 DAYS LEFT UNTIL THEY HATCH. I ALREADY HAVE THE YARD ALL FENCED IN FOR THEM, I JUST NEED TO KNOW WHAT YOU GUYS HAVE FOR SHELTER! I HEARD THAT TURKEYS DON'T HAVE ENOUGH SENSE TO GET OUT OF THE RAIN. EVEN IF THAT'S TRUE I STILL NEED A PLACE FOR THEM TO GET UNDER OUT OF THE WEATHER, EVEN IF THEY WON'T! I ALSO WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF TURKEYS NEED NESTS OR IF THEY JUST LAY THEIR EGGS WHEREVER. ANY HELP ON THIS WOULD BE GREAT! [​IMG]
     
  2. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Okay... I don't have a shelter specific for them. My turks right now are camped out in my horse barn. The roost on the stall walls. Before They were in there I had the 2 hens in a kind of lean to plywood shelter... and when I first got my royal palm pair I had them in my dog kennel with a dog igloo for a shelter.

    Turkeys like to roost, so anything with a roosting bar would be suitable for them.

    Good luck with them.
     
  3. joeman2041

    joeman2041 Out Of The Brooder

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    May 12, 2008
    Me too!

    I just purchased four poults at the feed store and have them in a fenced yard in a Chick n' Barn. They don't seem to go inside or roost. They are only about eight weeks old so maybe they are a little young.

    4 Australorps, 4 Partridge Rocks, 3 Barred Rocks, two Orpthingtons, two New Hampsires, one Silver Penciled Wyandotte, two BBB, two BBW, four roos, Australorp, BR, NH, and SPW. Chicks; 120 white and red broilers and 200 assorted. [​IMG]
     

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