Raising different breeds of Turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ladybead, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. ladybead

    ladybead Out Of The Brooder

    I am interested in raising Turkeys, if you get different breeds of Turkey do you have to keep them separate? Do different breeds get along with each other, what if they cross breed? TIA Rose
     
  2. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From recent chicken research,breeds gets along with breeds.It kinda reflects on itjer poultry,so yes,different breeds can live together.
     
  3. ladybead

    ladybead Out Of The Brooder

    I have heard that they are hard to start from an egg, and are generally a unitelligent bird you have to show them the food and water. I am looking for the best tasting bird and hopefully not too loud. Any suggestions
     
  4. Bush84

    Bush84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do not have turkeys so take this with an grain of salt, but here is what I have read. It seems that turkeys have a hard time raising their own. It seems people have done just fine with incubating. It also seems that the stupidity of turkeys is highly overstated.

    As far as breeding. I don't see any reason why it would be an issue breeding different turkeys. That is how a lot of the breeds have come to be.
     
  5. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually,there is only one breed,many variations in color etc.
     
  6. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    This is our cross breed tom.

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  7. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh,he's beautiful!
     

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