Turkey

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by raising turkeys, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. raising turkeys

    raising turkeys New Egg

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    Will my male turkey live without his mate, this my first time raising turkey my female past away yesterday she was making a nest and got caught between two tress ,idk if she had a heartattack trying to get out or just got stuck the wrong way that made her to stop breathing
     
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turkeys are flock birds.

    Your tom will be fine but would probably be happier with a playmate.

    Sorry for your loss of the hen.
     
  3. raising turkeys

    raising turkeys New Egg

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    I have chickens and duck that roam the yard with him
     
  4. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's good.

    Just be careful if he becomes enamoured with them. They could be injured.
     
  5. FarmerMac

    FarmerMac Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2, he may take over the flock too. If you have a rooster, they may fight and your rooster will loose. I don't keep toms by themselves unless they are in a pen. Try to find him a mate or two.
     

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