Turkey question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bantamfantom, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. bantamfantom

    bantamfantom Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 12, 2011
    I would really like a Royal tom to free range, is he safe? I also free range a nasty Gold Laced Wyndott rooster, will he beat him up? I don't feel right caging up large birds, but I also have to keep them safe. Is it feasible to run roosters with a tom turkey?
  2. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    South GA
    Your rooster may try to fight with a turkey, but there is no way to know for sure until you try it. I would keep the turkey in a dog crate or wire cage first, and let the rooster get to know him first before free ranging.

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