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What setup is needed for turkeys?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by minou33, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. minou33

    minou33 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd like to get a pair of adult Toms. I have a barn with a fenced in paddock, but no actual secure chicken run area. What do you think is absolutely necessary to have prior to getting the birds?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    A place where they can be locked in at night at least or they will roost everywhere, mine free range for part of the day but I'm glad I have a run, turkeys can be a bit annoying when left loose all the time. Adult toms don't really fly up too high so a four foot tall welded wire works nice.
     

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