Turkeys nd Chickens

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chichick, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought some 3week old turkeys today, and i was wondering is it possible to keep adult turkeys in the same coop as adult chickens? I would separate the gobblers and roosters thuogh.
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't know about in coop but free rangeing mine do alright and they all roost together so wouldn't see a problem.
     
  3. MissTurkey4

    MissTurkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My indoor coops are pretty big with outdoor runs. I have several hundred adult turkeys and chicken in each coop. My breeding pens are 24X24 with 3 doz turkeys and two doz chickens each. I don't have any problems. They have enough room to get out of each others way. The hens share nest.
     
  4. iajewel

    iajewel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens carry a parasite known as black head. chickens carry it, however don't get it, turkeys do. So if you run them together you have to worm well or you will have dead turkeys.
     
  5. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:do you have to give them antibiotics?
     

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