young turkeys out of brooder yesterday

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by samandmike, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. samandmike

    samandmike Out Of The Brooder

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    thay are 3 months old thay are in 6x10 chain lenk dog kennel we put chicken wire over the top to keep them from flying then a 4x6 tarp thay arent getting on the roost will thay figure that out or should i go out and put them on it other thing i hear turkeys will dround them selfs when it rains what ignerent people it is becaus thay get wet and get a chill with that do you think at 3 monthes mine are past that or should i cover the rest of the pen
     
  2. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine sleep outside starting at six weeks. By nine weeks they fly up to high roosts to sleep. If it rains, they get wet. You should be fine.
     
  3. samandmike

    samandmike Out Of The Brooder

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    ty we put the tarp over the roost but thay are laying on the ground under the roost guess thay will figure it out like young chickens do after while
     

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