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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ericchris, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. ericchris

    ericchris In the Brooder

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    I have 4 tom miget white turkeys and they all have been fighting is that normal ?????
    Can someone help with this please .
     

  2. Scottingitup

    Scottingitup Songster

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    Yes, it is normal. They will soon establish a pecking order and settle down with minor skirmishes here and there.
     
  3. ericchris

    ericchris In the Brooder

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    Thank you so much for the answer because this is my fisrt time raising them and i did not know .
     
  4. Rustywreck

    Rustywreck Songster

    I share your problem. I have 15 turkeys, eight of which are toms. They are forever squaring off with each other. Usually it starts with two of them facing off, then a third and a fourth join in. A lot of it is just posturing, then it gets a bit more violent and usually includes one screaming/crying in pain.
    Even when I intervene they still don't change their attitude. Sometimes I end up straddling the aggressor to make my point.
    They can be quite viscous if one gets a good hold on the other. I feel sorry for the one on the receiving end of a good snood grasp.
    It will be all over next week.
     
  5. Yes, it is normal... They are probably fighting for dominance,
     

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