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Using barn stall to raise turkey?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by FenwayFieldFarm, Apr 25, 2017.

  1. FenwayFieldFarm

    FenwayFieldFarm In the Brooder

    Dec 2, 2016
    Loudoun County, VA
    Hello! Back in August, we moved to a 10-acre farm in northern Virginia. The farm has a well-built, 4-stall, center aisle horse barn (w/no plans to board horses). Question: would one of the stalls make a good place to raise/house 6-12 turkeys? Each stall is 12’ x 12’, stone dust floor, and door access to the outside (pics included)

    The area surrounding the barn is wire fenced, but only 4 feet high and with a few holes. I’ve already built a chicken coop/run which is now occupied with 15 laying hens and have 100 meat birds in a brooder. I want to raise a few meat turkeys and would like to see if the barn stall concept would work. Any suggestions and advice are greatly appreciated.




  2. Whittni

    Whittni Crowing

    Mar 26, 2011
    Southern Utah
    It seems plenty suitable :) just be sure to have enough support on the roosts, turkeys can be quiet heavy. They may also fly onto and poop on your barn roof FYI.

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