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Turkey and ducks

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Peking quatro, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. Peking quatro

    Peking quatro New Egg

    Aug 17, 2011
    Hi there,
    I'm new here so bare with me if I repeat a question. I have 4 Peking Duck hens and I am looking to maybe add a turkey as a pet. I am wondering if there is a specific breed and gender I should be looking for. Can a turkey coexist with ducks? Thank you for any and all advice you can share [​IMG]
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Yes, turkeys and ducks can live together. I have a bunch of ducks and they are with my turkeys. I don't have any problems.
  3. afeatherfan

    afeatherfan Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 6, 2007
    Ya have to have plenty of room BC turkeys can not live in mud>>and where there is ducks you got
    mud ..So if you have a large area they should be fine.
  4. Lalaith

    Lalaith Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 5, 2008
    Ontario, Canada
    I have my turkeys, ducks, and geese ranging together. Just be careful if you have a pond for the waterfowl. Turkeys are not good swimmers and can run the risk of drowning, like chickens do.

    I also find the turkeys will often do their own thing and split off from the rest of the flock to go hunt bugs and stuff.

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