Turkey Pens

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by sens-5, Dec 17, 2010.

  1. sens-5

    sens-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was wondering how big a turkey pen and run should be for 6 also if someone have pictures of there turkey runs would be appreciated...
     
  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Everyone has differing opinions on this, but a 20 x 30 would do well. They can certainly survive in less. but enjoy much more.
     
  3. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Work with the space youve got.

    Im using 10 X 19 pens for trios during breeding season, and out of breeding season they are all free range.
     
  4. sens-5

    sens-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the help...any pictures of pen and runs???
     
  5. vtgirls

    vtgirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is whre my 5 live - the hoop house is made from 16'x4' cattle panels, giving them an 8x10 "run". Its attached for now to the future chicken coop which has two levels - a covered run area and "upstairs"coop as well - its about 6x8.
     
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  6. crj

    crj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I converted a 6x12' dog pen into a turkey coop. I have 2 turkey hens. It's a temporary deal. I've had them for about 3 weeks maybe 4. After 2 weeks I let them out to free range. They are very good, stay with the chickens. The only problem is they don't go back in the pen........ ugh. They like to rooster over one of the chicken coops. So, I have to go get them and put them in there coops. Darn there nails are sharp!!! I am getting better at it though........ lol. Eventually I may just let them roost outside. I live in southeastern NC where the weather doesn't get super cold during the winter. A few cold snaps and rarely any snow.
     
  7. sens-5

    sens-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  8. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Quote:A raccoon or owl can still kill a sleeping turkey... [​IMG]
     
  9. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is mine.

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  10. sens-5

    sens-5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:nice!!
     

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