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 I Wanna Be A Cowboy 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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