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Wild friends

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by eggsgalore, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. eggsgalore

    eggsgalore In the Brooder

    May 4, 2008
    During free range times, my chickens mingle with a few wild turkeys. Will that affect their health, regarding parasites?
    It is actually cute. When the turkeys see me throwing scratch, they come running.
  2. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    the turkeys will be no more problem then the chipmunks,doves or other wilds ( until there gets to be ALOT of the "wild" ) in fact by what i've read,, the wild turkeys are in more danger of catching something from your chickens.
  3. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Songster

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Quote:I agree.

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