one eyed turkey and a flock of chickens

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

  1. lcop

    lcop New Egg

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    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

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    [​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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