I'm receiving 4 Royal Palm and 4 Blue Slate turkeys from a hatchery in April, and I'm building and planning now, so I wanted to ask the experts so I can tailor their care to my particular situation. Ideally, I'd like a trio of each, but if the sex ratios end up with only a pair I'll be okay with that. My main goal in having turkeys is interactive yard candy, processing extra poults every year for grace the table. Therefore, keeping the breeds pure is not a concern and I might even benefit from hybrid vigor in crossed poults. There are two main housing options: I have a 6'x6'x6' covered shed fenced with welded wire across the open sides. I can set that up as a nighttime roost and keep food and water there to encourage them to use it. This would be secure and keep them protected from predators at night, and they would then free range my property (about 2 acres cleared, and an acre forested) during the day. I do have chickens as well and I free range them, but they free range on a more limited basis (only a few hours a day). The other option is an acre of fenced forest/scrubland. The fence is 4' high and topped with an electric wire. I would not mind trimming wing feathers so that they could not fly out. My goats range in this area, so I would need to build a creep feeder for the turkeys to keep the goats from making themselves sick off of the feed. There is a covered shed where they could get out of the weather, and enough trees for cover. Which would be the better option for a flock of approximately 6 birds? I would want to keep a tom of each breed for their beauty--would the sex ratio be acceptable with 3-4 hens and 2 toms? Also, I have beehives. Will my turkeys prey on the bees? Should I fence off the hives to help protect the girls? I want to make sure I do this right--thank you for your help!