Turkey question

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MarysBackyard, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. MarysBackyard

    MarysBackyard Just Hatched

    Apr 18, 2017
    We bought a turkey the other day along with 8 chicks and was wondering if the turkey will be okay by him/herself or does it need a turkey friend?
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, MarysBackyard, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Not sure on your question. Might want to ask the turkey folks here: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/20/turkeys
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under MarysBackyard [​IMG] Welcome!

    I agree with redsoxs in that the folks on the Turkey Forum should be able to help you out.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us [​IMG]
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    If it's a tom turkey it will eventually be looking for "romance". The bad thing is he would even try breeding a chicken hen and end up killing her. You might want assistance from turkey folks, so please post on the "turkey thread."

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