turkey's and ducks

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by rainplace, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    I'm planning on getting some chicks (are they called chicks?) next spring for thanksgiving and christmas dinner. My question is can I raise them with my ducklings with the same feed and care? Or do they need something different? I confess to not having spent too much time in these forums so this may be a question you answer everyday... it's just not on the first page [​IMG]

    Second question. Having just read about these monstrous sized turkeys, I don't think I want to go through trying to process something like that. What would be an easier sized turkey to deal with. I had been thinking along the lines of a heritage breed like the narragansett or bourbon red. Are these turkeys more manageable in size? Or do you suggest something else?

    When is a good time to get these to be ready in time for the holidays?
  2. chickenannie

    chickenannie Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Wow, thank you! What a great thread.

    For some reason it didn't show up that someone had answered me. [​IMG]

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