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    Seems like a silly question, but.... Given a choice, will toms do the cha-cha-cha (as my 7 year old granddaughter called it) within their own breed? I have a pair of Bourbon Red and a pair of Narragansett in the same enclosure. All we've ever seen mate are the Bourbon Red. Both hens are now...
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    First time butchering turkeys- any advice? Set up, method, tools, etc? What have you learned from your past experiences? Things you wish you would've known your first time, anything you learned the hard way? I've been reading a lot of info online but honestly, I'm quite nervous. Okay...more...
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    Hey y’all, so I work at a vet office and animal control brought in the guy when he was a few weeks old. It’s my first time owning a turkey, and we noticed he had an outbreak of these yellow puss looking things all over his snood, head and beard. From what I’ve researched it’s dry Fowl pox, I was...
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    Hi We have 6 midget whites, 9 weeks old now. They have a fully enclosed roost/ future nesting box area. We put them out there with a fenced run about 3 weeks ago when night got warm enough for them. They arent going in on their own at night....., We're experienced chicken owners, kept them...
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    We have 6 midget white poults that are growing fast, which is great! We now are planning their permanent housing. We have a location based question, please only answer this thread if you KNOW about the phoenix Arizona area. We also raise chickens, is Blackhead Disease a concern in our area...
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    Thanks for your help everyone in advance! We want to add heritage turkey to the microfarm in the late spring - planning is key in small spaces (under 1 acre) Here's some questions, initial ideas, and we need feedback before we start the build. Goals - 3 to 5 breeding turkey with initial...
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