Turkey enclosure size.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by hillrunner, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. hillrunner

    hillrunner Out Of The Brooder

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    What would be the recommended pen size for a quad(1 Tom 3 hens.) Of Turkey's? Thanks!

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  2. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    I have no Idea what is the recommended size for the coops or enclosures. It seems to be an unanswered topic lol. I have 5 turkeys and just finished their enclosure. We happened to have a chainlink fence that was givin to us for free so we used that. We ended up making it roughly 14' x 40'(roughly) with pvc pipes ached over the top and aviary netting as a cover. It seems to be plenty of space for ours and we are going to be adding more hens also.
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Heritage Turkeys or Broad Breasted?
     
  4. hillrunner

    hillrunner Out Of The Brooder

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    Heritage.

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  5. Celie

    Celie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed? I raise Holland whites, which are rather large, others raise Midget Whites which are quite small. Mine are free range during he day and roost themselves in the barn with the chickens, ducks and geese at night. But size does matter ! Hope someone out there can help.[​IMG]
     
  6. hillrunner

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    Dunno which breed yet. We have a Turkey "highway" beside us no more then 100-150 yards away I'm afraid they would join the wild flock.

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  7. frank53061

    frank53061 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Guess for 4 Turkeys Heritage breed full grown minimum of a 6 x 6 ft coop with roost along one side 2 levels Keep them low to the floor.
    The run should be as much as your willing to make my run is 25 x 30 ft but I also have 17 Red Bourbons and 4 Over sexed Roosters in the Turkey Enclosure and the Turkeys not the Roosters are allowed to free range 4 to 6 hours a day.
    Any animal if they have a clean area plenty of food clean water and are not over crowded and you will know if they are because there will be constant pecking and fighting then make changes to see if there happier with the changes also spend what time you can with them for a pet or for eating there just easier handled.
     

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