Turkey Housing

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by abarfield87, Apr 3, 2018.

  1. abarfield87

    abarfield87 In the Brooder

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    I'm considering building a run in shed to house my turkeys. Would this be sufficient housing for them? I currently have them in the same coop and run with chickens, but want to separate them. Any pics or recommendations would be greatly appreciated! I live in eastern NC, so winters aren't too harsh.
     
  2. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Sr Chicken Wrangler

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    My turkey Tom sit outside all winter here in Minnesota. I have a covered run I make them go into. They grumble and complain but do go into it most nights.

    I free range them all day long, with the exception of during breeding season.
     
  3. abarfield87

    abarfield87 In the Brooder

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    Have you ever had any issues with frostbite?
     
  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Sr Chicken Wrangler

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    Not with turkeys.

    Just in case you think I live in a warmer area, it is 5 degrees F. right now. (-15C)
     
  5. abarfield87

    abarfield87 In the Brooder

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    That is too cold!!! However, it does make me feel like they will be ok in a simple run in shed. Thank you so much for your reply!
     

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