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Turkey/Rooster fighting

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by amynrichie, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. amynrichie

    amynrichie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2013
    Nebraska Panhandle
    Do you all separate your birds, or let them fight it out? My Turkey hen is ok with the chook hens, but she and the roosters HATE each other! I have them penned separately and they fight through the fence. If I let them free range together it's non stop chasing and fighting. I've taken to letting turkeys out with the girls one day, and roosters out with the girls the next. How do you handle this?
  2. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I would keep them penned separately. Put something against the fence so they can't see each other.

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