Turkeys biting each other help!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chickymama32, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. chickymama32

    chickymama32 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two broad breasted white turkeys. One for sure is a Tom but not sure on the other. The one in question is somewhat submissive to the Tom but I have seen it strut and gobble. So today we noticed one of turkeys biting and holding onto the others neck. At closer look there is a huge missing patch of feathers on the neck of the turkey. It appears the other one is pecking or biting there. Is this normal or something 2 males do? These two have been together from day 1.

    TYIA for any advice or suggestions on what to do here.
     
  2. chickymama32

    chickymama32 Out Of The Brooder

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    looking closer there are no flesh wounds. at this point the tom is biting the other one and plucking out the feathers by the neck
     

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