one eyed turkey and a flock of chickens

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by lcop, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. lcop

    lcop New Egg

    Jun 16, 2016
    We recently went in to get some new chicks for our coop, and came home with the chicks and a baby turkey. The turkey had one eye pecked out by other turkeys, and had been put in with the chicks for its own safety. Fast forward a few weeks and she is outgrowing the chickens for sure - but does not seem to be aggressive towards them at all. Is this peaceful trend going to continue - or will we have to separate the turkey from the chickens as the grow into adulthood? Thanks for any input!
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] It all depends upon the temperament of the bird involved. If it is indeed a hen she may remain a member of the flock without any problem.
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