New turkey chicks...

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Bettyboop7499, May 10, 2019.

  1. Bettyboop7499

    Bettyboop7499 Songster

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    Hello, my hubby brought me home two turkeys! Which I have been wanting..However, I have no idea if they can be raised with chickens, or ducks. I have my new ducklings in the brooder, I put them in with them for now...other than instantly pecking the bands on the ducklings legs which I had to take off anyway, they seem to be getting along ok.

    What do you all think? BTW: what are baby turkeys called?
     
  2. BirdsBeesTrees

    BirdsBeesTrees Crowing

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    Not ducks! Don't put anything with ducks, they poop in their water and soak everything and will kill anything not a duck. Ducks seem immune to poopy water, lol. My turkeys love the chicks. When I separated the 4 turkeys poults from the chicks to move them, 2 turkeys died from depression, I think. So I put them with the chicks again. They get really attached...
     

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