Question by : I’m Raising a Turkey Poult?
…Yesterday, my mom surprised me with a new turkey poult (for easter) I went with her to pick him out. This is my first turkey, and I’d like to get some more information about raising my new little guy.
He is a tom turkey. His breed is Midget White and he is a couple weeks old. When I got home from their home, I placed him in the brooder with my pullets. I also have the option of getting a female midget turkey poult.
…From what I’ve ~heard~, your not supposed to have turkeys with your chickens (they eat the poop)
….But I’ve ~read~ that you can keep a turkey with your chickens if you raise them together at a young age (the baby will do as the other chicks do, not eat the poop)
*Can I do this since they are still so young?
~Or should I get another female poult, if so, aren’t they loud together?
Please leave some basic turkeys as pets information. Thank you so much if you could. Can add more information as asked for.
He will be kept as a pet. I think we can get another hen poult. owners could tell his gender because of his breed, the males have bumps developing on their heads at the age of 10days or so.
** I like the way you think Ted, But did you ever have a turkey die from the poop? or something…
What do you think? Answer below!