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How much is it to buy a live turkey?
How much does a live turkey cost? Live turkeys are generally sold as day old poults (freshly hatched chicks). The price will range based on the breed, but generally they cost anywhere from about $3.00 to $20.00 each. The less expensive breeds are the commercial, fast growing breeds. via
Where can you find live turkeys?
On the contrary, wild turkeys are found in forests across the country — 49 states, to be exact! Five subspecies are scattered throughout the continental U.S. and Hawaiʻi, indicating the turkey's ability to live in a variety of forest ecosystems, from swamps to oak forests to deep desert. via
Can you purchase wild turkeys?
Is there any law against buying live wild turkeys inside California or outside the state and having them shipped here? Answer: There is nothing illegal about selling or purchasing domestic poultry sold as wild turkeys. via
Does Tractor Supply have baby turkeys?
Hoover's Hatchery White Turkeys, 10 ct. Baby Turkey Poults at Tractor Supply Co. via
Are turkeys hard to raise?
Turkeys are not that hard to raise, but they differ a bit from chickens in terms of what they need, and raising them from poults (baby turkeys) is more time- and energy-intensive than raising chickens from baby chicks. via
Where do turkeys sleep at night?
Although turkeys spend most of their time on the ground during the day, they sleep in trees at night. Turkeys cannot see well in the dark. Sleeping in trees provides protection from predators that roam and can see at night. They fly up to roost at dusk, and fly down at dawn to begin their daily rituals. via
Are turkey eggs good eating?
Is there any reason why we can't eat turkey eggs? No. They are completely edible. They have a similar creamy consistency to duck eggs and a speckled complexion like quail eggs. via
Can turkeys live with chickens?
The short answer is yes, you can raise turkeys and chickens together. We also keep geese, ducks, and guineas with our chickens in the same coop and run. via
Is it illegal to have a wild turkey?
Thanks to wildlife restoration and the capacity of this bird to move to new habitats, Canadians can now hunt turkey in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba (residents only), Ontario and Quebec. Although you can find wild turkey in other provinces, it is not currently legal to hunt them there. via
Is it legal to raise wild turkey?
In addition, wild turkeys cannot be domestically reared and released for propagation or hunting purposes. Only wild trapped turkeys trapped from the wild by the Department may be released into the wild (California Code of Regulations Title 14, section 671.6(b)). via
Are you allowed to own a turkey?
Answer: There is nothing illegal about selling or purchasing domestic poultry sold as wild turkeys. Only wild turkeys trapped from the wild by the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) may be released into the wild (California Code of Regulations, Title 14, section 671.6). via
Are white turkeys friendly?
Adult Midget Whites are less likely to take flight as they get heavier. These diminutive turkeys are unusually friendly and will approach people and pets without much concern. via
Are turkeys aggressive?
But turkeys can become aggressive during the breeding season, occasionally even charging, threatening, and acting aggressively toward people. If you're cornered by a belligerent bird, it's important to not let the turkey intimidate you. via
How fast do baby turkeys grow?
Broad-breasted varieties are typically used only for meat, so they are not meant to be raised beyond 16 to 20 weeks. If you wish to use heritage turkeys for meat birds, it will take 6-8 months to grow them to eating size. via
How long does it take a wild turkey to grow to 25 pounds?
A Bronze generally will reach a dressed weight of 16 to 25 pounds in about 24 weeks, the standard time required to raise a high quality turkey. It could take a heritage bird up to two years to reach this weight, and some never will. This time period is important because turkeys don't add fat until 22 weeks. via
Will free range turkeys fly away?
Because turkeys are able to fly, those birds have been confined to the caged yard. However, because it has an open top, the turkeys would be able to fly away. Clipping the wings, a painless procedure, prevents the birds from taking flight. via
Are turkeys louder than chickens?
Generally speaking, turkeys are quiet birds to raise and make less noise than chickens. Occasionally a turkey will gobble, which will be just as loud, if not louder, as a rooster crowing. via