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Raising chickens with turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by 84chevy, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. 84chevy

    84chevy New Egg

    Feb 3, 2012
    I have read or heard somewhere that turkeys have a disease that chickens can get. is this true, has anyone ever raised chickens with turkeys and had a bad experiance? im looking to get a few turkeys with my chicken order this year and would like some in put
  2. weirdturkeyfreak

    weirdturkeyfreak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2010
    my chickens & turkeys live in the same barn & they've been doing good. as long as u give them fresh food & water everyday & keep the barn clean, they should be ok. make sure if u get a new bird u de-worm & de-bug her (unless she's a baby)
    i know if u get a sick bird u should isolate it so the others won't get it
    but other than that i hope i helped!
  3. ccshambhala

    ccshambhala Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    we have two royal palm turkeys - one of which was hatched by a chicken :) we have had no problems with ours - in fact I think it is nice to have them together....
  4. 84chevy

    84chevy New Egg

    Feb 3, 2012
    thank you
  5. we ALWAYS house our poults and chicks together

    or turkeys and chickens XD

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