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WILL WILD TURKEYS HURT MY HENS?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by GretaGarboFirst, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. GretaGarboFirst

    GretaGarboFirst Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi just a quick questions. My 5 hens are 3 yrs. old. This is the first year I have noticed turkeys in my yard. .....I have a whole family of 18 passing through the back yard. My chickens free range for part of the day. Will the turkeys bother the chickens? Or is this no problem. Thanks for your input.
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes and no, they will not physically harm your birds but any diseases that they could be carrying could hurt your chickens.
     
  3. GretaGarboFirst

    GretaGarboFirst Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
     

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