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Domestic turkey raised by wild parents?

West Babylon, NY(Zone 7a)

Has anyone ever attempted to place or raise domestic turkey eggs/poults with wild turkeys? Could being raised wild allow these turkeys to stay slim and fit allowing flight? I was always curious about this since poor diet and cramped conditions im sure make domestic farmed turkeys too heavy for flight or running.

Richmond, TX

It would be an interesting experiment. However, I don't think domestic turkeys, even fit and slim, can still fly. Selective breeding has produced birds that have different muscling than their wild relatives.

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