My turkeys free-range in my garden-PICs

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chickenannie, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The turkeys seem to love it in there, although they made a dust bath between the potato plants where I hilled up the soil. I have "green" paths between my garden beds which is where they hang out, eating grass. At night they fly over the fence and roost on a wooden fence. Here they are:
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  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice picture nice looking
     
  3. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did discover they have been pecking at the tomatoes. !!
     
  4. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

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    perfect [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    That's a part of what life is about.... beautiful pastoral scene.
     
  6. LoveMyBirds

    LoveMyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Very Beautiful Turkeys,, Thx for sharing the PIC..

    I have 10 BReds left out of 15 ordered and they're about 15 days old now.. already able to fly ..lol

    Can hardly wait to see them turning to their colors..

    Just curious if you have preditors around your area, and if you put the turkeys up at night or let them roost in trees...
     
  7. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lovemybirds -- I have practically no predators, so I let the turkeys sleep wherever they want -- usually on the fence or in the trees. The only problem is that they do sometimes wander too far and have gone to the neighboring property (a couple of times). Yesterday I clipped all their wings so they can't fly anymore to prevent this. they'll have to roost in the garden now.
     

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