New member - Bishop, CA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by WolfLarsen85, Mar 17, 2015.

  1. WolfLarsen85

    WolfLarsen85 New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I am new to BYC. I thought I would get on here, as my wife and I have just committed to 3 turkeys and 6 chickens! We are excited, and have a lot of support through friends, and our neighbors, but I thought I'd reach out here as well.
    We went in on a catalog order with our neighbors, and were able to pick from a variety of chickens. We are getting 2 Lakenvelders, 2 Sumatran, and 2 Spanish. They should be here next week. We have already picked up the turkeys, they are American bronze. We have had them for about 10 days, and I think they may have doubled in size!
    I do have general questions about the coop. We have a coop large enough for 9 birds, but maybe not 6 hens and 3 turkeys. I have been considering building something else for the turkeys, when they get too large for the chicken coop. Any thoughts or advice is appreciated!

    Regards,
    Dustin
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Dustin - turkeys generally are kept apart from chickens as chickens can carry Black Head disease which is very bad for Turkeys. That's about my sum of my turkey knowledge. For people who know far more than I, go to the Other Backyard Poultry forum above. You will find threads for turkeys, ducks, geese, guineas etc. The turkey will should be able to answer your questions.

    Welcome to the BYC flock, glad you joined us.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I love your avatar!!!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.
     
  7. kkelley

    kkelley Just Hatched

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    I'miss hoping to get turkeys at some point. Best of luck with them!
     
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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!
     
  10. ASilkieNest

    ASilkieNest Chillin' With My Peeps

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