Turkeys in the Snow video

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ricky bamboo, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. ricky bamboo

    ricky bamboo Out Of The Brooder

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    here's a short video of our turkeys and chickens in the snow.



    i was really hoping to have the gobblers processed by the time this winter weather arrived, but we were caught off gaurd with an early appearance of the white stuff. This was taken last week and the snow hasn't stopped falling since.
    The tom is about 30lbs and the girls about 24lbs.
    I was also hoping to have straw bales from the ground to roof on 3 sides of the coop for added insulation, but this hasn't happened yet either. There is no hydro to the coop - does anyone have any suggestion for a waterer that won't freeze? currently i put a boiling kettle in their waterer every morning.
    i thought the hens would slow their egg production with the short days and cold temps...but so far they are keeping right in pace with previous months! yay!

    thanks for watching.
     
  2. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    Awesome video. I like seeing them hesitate to come out of the coop lol soooooo funny
     
  3. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    Love the video [​IMG]
     
  4. ricky bamboo

    ricky bamboo Out Of The Brooder

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    yes, they are funny to watch...they hesitate just as much at night when i'm trying to get them IN the coop. stupid turkeys would rather roost on the roof even when it's -10 celsius!

    i checked out your 'gutter feeder' design. nice work! i might try to make one this week.
     
  5. BeakSanctuary

    BeakSanctuary Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! That was cute! Beautiful setting and they are quite entertaining to watch and listen to.
     
  6. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Maryland
    this video made me get in the holiday spirit [​IMG]
     

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