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Can turkeys mate naturally?

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Is true what is write in the description of this video?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDgI_30yffg

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Yes it is true as far as Double Breasted Breeds not having the "ability" to mate naturally.
The Tom's Breast is too Large


Edited by Conventio Liberi - 12/13/10 at 12:59pm
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Wild turkeys and heritage turkeys do mate naturally, it is just the broad breasted that don't.

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