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Turkeys and chickens.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Leah567, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Someone once told me that turkeys and chickens don't mix. Because they can spread diseases. Is this true?
     
  2. Hillaire

    Hillaire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    chickens can pass on blackhead disease to turkeys, I would suggest to researching your area to see if it is prevalent or not.. I have spoken to some breeders in my area and a hatchery and have been told they haven't heard of any cases of blackhead in my area. I would suggest doing to same. (I am getting turkeys in may and will be keeping them separate from my chickens just to be safe)
     

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