Turkeys in cold

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by southernsibe, Oct 30, 2007.

  1. southernsibe

    southernsibe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What temperatures can royal palms tolerate? They stayed outside all night last night with temps down to 32 degrees. Thanks in advance
    Rachel
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Turkeys put off a lot of heat, as long as they're fully feathered and not sitting in snow drifts they should be okay.
     
  3. SueNH

    SueNH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine don't go in to the buildings available to them all winter long. They prefer a tarped pen with a wind block year round.
    They are native well up into Canada. As long as they have plenty of food and can get out of the wind and wet the temps aren't much problem.
     
  4. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do fine. I keep them in a chain-link kennel with a doghouse in there. They hardly ever go into the doghouse! They like to get out and exercise during the winter too.
     

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