I always wanted to write a disclaimer......
So I don't know what I don't know.
I don't know what I know and don't know.
I don't know what I think I know is correct.
I don't know what I think I know and what I don't know isn't common knowledge that everyone already knows and what I think I know is wrong.
Also in most of North America and the United Kingdom; there is NO such thing as a "Pet" Turkey. Turkeys and Chickens are food animals with no rights. So the very fact that I use the term Pet Turkey might make me politically incorrect & expelled from the European Union or Ohio.
Expect to find these concepts:
From the UK BSAVA :
"Over the past decade, small-scale poultry keeping has
increased dramatically. Many of these new keepers view their poultry as pets
rather than farmyard animals. However, irrespective of the purpose for which
poultry are kept, they are technically ‘farm animals’ and ‘food-producing
animals’. Unlike in horses, there is no current provision allowing for poultry
to be classed as non-food producing animals." (UK Back Yard Poultry)
Butterball telling me what she thinks about me NOT attending avian vet college
(Maybe some day?)
www.Pet Turkeys provides this website is as an informational service/description of what has worked for us to keep our birds healthy and happy.
We are not scientists, veterinarians or agriculturists and make no claim to have any education. The information we offer comes from direct interaction with our turkeys, and the lessons learned from our successes and failures with predators, hatching and raising poults and the use of an the incubator when necessary.
No guarantee is given or implied that the information provided in this website is correct, complete, and/or up-to-date.
Information “that worked for us” may or may not work for others. Our simple advice is only a record of observation of a healthy and contented flock of entertaining turkeys.
The materials contained on this website is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice on any subject matter. www.petturkeys does not accept any responsibility for any loss which may arise from reliance on information contained on this site.
We are not endorsing any product on this website.
No guarantee is given or implied that any birds, rescue or otherwise are disease free.
In an attempt to inhibit the spread of avian diseases: We reserve the right to ask you not to drive onto our property and/or if requested disinfect your shoes prior to entry onto our property.
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If anyone on the planet actually just read the previous paragraph....The most important thing is
Please, if better information is available: Use it! We certainly will.
Interesting study of dissemination
of antibiotic resistance genes in both animals and humans.
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