tukeys ,water fowel and chickens

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chicken 101, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. chicken 101

    chicken 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi BYC on our hobby farm we have ducks, geese, chickens , turkeys and quail the quail are still in the brooder so don't have to worry much about them it is the others that I do worry about because I have the ducks and the chickens together and I have the geese and turkeys together is this safe from predators and fighting among the birds and the other thing I worry about is one day I want to let them all free range together is this safe

    thank you in advance
     
  2. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    How many of each species, how old, what sized runs?

    No problem "free ranging" them together. But unsupervised free range is an invitation to dinner for one pred, or another, or both.
     
  3. chicken 101

    chicken 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 geese (2 are going) 2 turkeys about 25 to 30 ducks (and getting more) and 30 to 35 chickens and want to put them together in a 100 to 150 square foot shed
     
  4. dgibson0604

    dgibson0604 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put my turkey in with my chickens and my scovy. They all get let out around 1:00 in the afternoon and go in at dark.
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  5. chicken 101

    chicken 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    so I can put the ducks , chickens and turkeys together what about the geese and what breed are you turkeys mine are role Palme will they fight with the other breeds of poultry
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    The sort I would have is the turkeys getting Blackhead.
     
  7. chicken 101

    chicken 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    what do they get that from the ducks or the chickens
     
  8. chicken 101

    chicken 101 Out Of The Brooder

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    Blackhead
     
  9. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Blackhead is caused by the cecal worm. All poultry can carry cecal worns.

    I meant to ask if you plan on free ranging your quail when they are fully feathered.
     
  10. dgibson0604

    dgibson0604 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have an eastern but he is tame and i dont have geese so i would try introducing a goose to the other birds and get them used to each other and then go from there
     

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