noisy Narragansett poults

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by fiberdrunk, May 23, 2011.

  1. fiberdrunk

    fiberdrunk Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to raising poultry. Last March we hatched Ameraucana and Ameraucana-Turken chickens in an incubator (11 of 12 hatched fine). In April we bought a pair of one-day old Narragansett poults. We've learned so much. The chickens are all comfortable outside in their coop/run by now, and the turkeys we have inside with us in their brooder. I had read the turkeys get lonely, but wow, when we leave the house, they peep loudly for us to come back. Night time gets to be a problem, too. They peep for us all night. I did find one partial solution. I play the local classical music station for them at night. This works as long as the rest of the house is quiet (if there's a TV on in the other room, they don't buy it!)

    Anyway, I was curious if others have had a similar experience with their turkeys. I hope they won't be so lonely once they're large enough to join the chickens.
     
  2. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have found turkey an peas like to be in flocks an if they dont have a few friends will be very noisy.they should be fine .
     
  3. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think it matters how many friends they have. They will be noisy at times. [​IMG] I can't believe you keep them in the house!! [​IMG]
     
  4. cowdogcadillac

    cowdogcadillac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep my brooder in the garage and play country music for them. They seem to shut up when it's playing. Otherwise they are LOUD
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    OH, I just bought two little poults at a swap meet this weekend. I love the sounds they make, but of course they're tiny....They're in with five chicks.....
     

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