Mixing turkey breeds and types. Does it work?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cupman, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. cupman

    cupman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three turkeys. I have two meat turkeys, a bronze and white, age 5 weeks. I also have a one week old royal palm turkey that I bought this afternoon. They are separated but can still see each other through poultry wire. Will these three turkeys live in harmony or are their lifestyle/breeds so different that they won't really hang out much? Will the meat turkeys ever lay eggs? I guess I'm not even sure which gender they are yet. Thanks
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2012
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    TV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They'll all get along fine and "talk turkey" with each other. Broad breasted toms won't be able to mate because of the oversized breast.
     

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