Raising chickens with turkeys

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

  1. 84chevy

    84chevy New Egg

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    thank you
     
  5. we ALWAYS house our poults and chicks together

    or turkeys and chickens XD
     

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