turkey question

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ameraucanacrazy, May 20, 2010.

  1. ameraucanacrazy

    ameraucanacrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if i have a pen that has had chickens in it can i put turkeys in it or will they get a disease
     
  2. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    The biggest concern with co-housing turkeys with chickens -- or putting turkeys where chickens have recently (within 4 years) been -- is blackhead. The presence of chickens however, does not automatically mean the turkeys will fall ill. Blackhead lives in the soil, chickens just facilitate its growth and spreading. If it's in your soil, your turkeys could get blackhead. If it's not in your soil, you're fine.
     

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