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IS MY TURKEY TOO FAT

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MY YOUNG TURKEY IS 28 POUNDS AT AGE 6 MONTHS OLD....SHE REASTS ALOT AND TIRES QUICKLY AFTER WALKING TO FRONT OF HOUSE.....HET LEGS ARE HUGE....PLEASE WHAT IS THE NORMAL WIEGHT OF A 6 MONTH OLD HEN TURK...

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What breed is she? Broad Breasted Whites or Broad Breasted Bronze are often around that weight by this age especially if they're fed to be quickly ready for market. This often results in the birds have weak legs. She's not fat if you're planning on eating her, but you may want to restrict feed if you want to breed her/keep her as a pet.

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Owner of about 20 chickens and 12 exhibition rabbits

Always happy to answer questions! You can ask me about diseases, raising chicks, feeding, and breeds!

 

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