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Turkeys and chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Jenna, May 22, 2007.

  1. Jenna

    Jenna Hatching

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    May 16, 2007
    Has anybody tried raising turkeys and chickens together? I've heard that they can get different diseases if you put them together but we were sent turkey and chicken eggs by a friend and one turkey egg hatched and one chicken. Are there any thoughts to this subject? [email protected] is my e-mail address.
     
  2. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Turkeys and chickens can be raised together. The biggest disease that affects them is Blackhead disease. But as long as the Turkeys and Chickens are on a regular worming schedule they will be fine.
     

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