Turkeys and chickens.

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

  1. Leah567

    Leah567 Hopelessly Addicted

    Apr 3, 2017
    My Coop
    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

    Mar 13, 2017
    Hudson Valley NY
    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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