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Lonely turkey --should I find him some companies?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by motorafung, Jan 23, 2017.

  1. motorafung

    motorafung New Egg

    Feb 16, 2013
    I just lost one of my two male turkeys. Now I only have one turkey left with me.
    Should I get a couple hatching eggs and raise two or one chick so he can have some companies?
    What if the chicks turn out to be two males or one male & female ? will they fight ?
    Or is it better to get only one chick instead?

    Thanks :)
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2017
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Never get one poult, they need company. I would actually get 3 or more in case you lose any, and if you are getting hatching eggs not all eggs will hatch. You can worry about what sex they are later, and what if anything to do about it.

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