Using portable chicken coop/run for turkeys?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by smiley, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. smiley

    smiley Songster

    Jun 25, 2007
    Hi, all! I was kindly directed to this section by a fellow forum member. I am embarrassed to say that I didn't even know we had a turkey section here...sorry!!

    Anyway, I want to get 2 turkey chicks to raise for Holiday meals.

    Would a portable chicken coop and run like Omelet or something work for turkeys?

    Has anyone ever used a portable chicken coop and run to house turkeys? If so, what brand and any drawbacks?

    Thanks so much!!
  2. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm APA ETL#195

    Jan 25, 2010
    Monticello, Arkansas
    Turkeys need a bit more room than chickens. If temporary, a chicken run will do. But something like a dog kennel is better for from 2 to 12 birds. Even then you will want to free range them some.

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