If I were to get a turkey.. what would I need to know?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Chicken Frenzie, May 6, 2011.

  1. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

    Nov 2, 2010
    My teacher might hatch a turkey, and if so, I he wants to give it to me, but I am completly clueless about turkies [Don't worry, he wont be hatching for a LONG time!]
    The only things I know are.. the boys are called toms, and the boy's gobble. I can tell the difference between a male and female (Kind of..) And yeah. Thanks [​IMG]

  2. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Songster

    Nov 18, 2010
    tioga tx
    They are harder to keep alive than chicks initially. Keep tehm warm and dry and make sure they are eating after the 1st or 2nd day and feed higher protein feed at least the first couple months. Other than that they are easy, very freindly and comical.
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