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Will my turkeys ever be nice to each other

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ChickenGuy53, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. ChickenGuy53

    ChickenGuy53 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. so this may i hatched i hatched 12 bourbon red/slate cross turkeys. the mother turkey hatched them and raised them until october or so and then a fox killed her. the 12 turkeys are big now. i still have 12 of them. 8 toms and 4 girls. but the toms have started picking on each others head and im afriad their gonna hurt each other!!! is there something i can do except get rid of them
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    Tom's will repeatedly fight, the pecking order will change each time, and the fighting will begin again. With the number of hens you have I would go down to one Tom.
     
  3. MamaBird072316

    MamaBird072316 Out Of The Brooder

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    I also have two toms and one just reached maturity and the fighting is brutal. I keep them separated right now.

    Btw do either of you know how to create a new thread on the mobile version here? I just joined last week. Do I need to wait a while before I can create my own new threads? Or do I have to use the desktop version?
    Thanks
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    Go to the forum you want to post in and in the upper right corner hit the right pointing arrow, then select start a new thread, before you post your first post you will be prompted to read the rules.
     
  5. MamaBird072316

    MamaBird072316 Out Of The Brooder

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    Aha got it. Thank you!!
     

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