turkey poults hatched by broody hens, what to do now?

littlecreekfarm

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Jun 1, 2011
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I have four chicken hens that have hatched 10 turkey poults. The poults are with their "moms" but are jumping out of the nesting boxes. I am not sure what to do with them now? I have offered feed and water...should they be moved to a brooder setup or just left alone with their moms?
 

axion_lotus

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9 Years
Jan 19, 2011
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First of all,


Second, if they're jumping out from under mama, then they'll have a hard time staying warm if they can't get back under mama. Maybe a separate pen with enough space for mama and her babies?
 

littlecreekfarm

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8 Years
Jun 1, 2011
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Thank you for the welcome and suggestion. We have moved them to a brooder set up and will see how things go! Thanks!
 

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