Turkeys, chickens and guineas in the same coop?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cupman, May 25, 2012.

  1. cupman

    cupman Songster

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    I Googled this question and got about a million different answers so I thought I'd ask the experts. I have roughly 40 chickens living in this coop that is 10'x12'. I would really like to get rid of all my chickens except for maybe 5 or 6 and get 12-15 turkeys but I just don't have the heart to get rid of them yet. I think I will switch over to turkeys and guineas as a main project within a year or so but I just wanted to gauge all the possibilities before I make any decisions. Is there any risk housing chickens, turkeys and guineas together? I would probably have 12 turkeys, 6 chickens and my 4 guineas. I talked to my friend about this and he said I'll love turkeys until the day I'm changing my oil and they sneak up and attack the crap out of my legs. [​IMG]
     
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  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    There is always the problem of Blackhead if it is common in your area but you will need to contact your local Ag Department and ask them. I have never had a problem housing all of them together.
     

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