Question. I know that it's ill-advised to house Turkeys "with"...

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Eggsoteric, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. Eggsoteric

    Eggsoteric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    waterfowl, However, would it be okay to house Turkey's "next" to waterfowl?

    I currently have soon to be 4-week old Turkey poults in the brooder (which they're quickly outgrowing). I would like to move them into a larger space. I have 2 stalls in the barn that are secure that I've set up as grow-out pens, however, I do have 3 young ducks housed in the stall next to where I would like to put the young poults. The poults would not be able to share any floor space or interact with the ducks but I want to make sure the poults remain healthy.

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2016
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    It's generally advised to careful housing chickens next to turkeys due to the potential of blackhead. I don't believe ducks carry the same risk so you should be fine.
     

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