Wild Turkey hanging around my chicken flock

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Toni_Wilson25, May 31, 2011.

  1. Toni_Wilson25

    Toni_Wilson25 Hatching

    May 31, 2011
    I have a small flock of chickens (11). All are females. I let them free range all day in my backyard. They are still pretty young, abound 2 months now. Well, I was watching them from my window this morning and I saw 1 wild turkey hanging around them. I have never had a turkey in my yard before, I have seen them a few blocks away but they have always been with other turkeys. Will this turkey hurt them? Why has it started hanging around? I have always thought wild turkeys were dangerous and I dont want it hurting my ladies. Any info wold be great !! [​IMG]
  2. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
    it's prob a hen with a nest near by an she is looking for some fast food.do you throw out scratch we have a hen that has a nest by our house an she comes out to eat with our chickens an ducks every morning early afternoon she comes by again

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