10 wk old BBB tom mounting?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cottontail farm, Jul 26, 2016.

  1. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a couple of 10 week old BBB turkeys.. I think I have a tom and a hen, one is so much bigger than the other. This morning I swear he was trying to mount her. Isn't this really, really early to have this behavior??
     
  2. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Am I right on the sexes? One of each?
     
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Overrun With Chickens

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    It does look like you have a pair of BBW. BBB means Broad Breasted Bronze.

    At that age it isn't unusual for a young tom to try to mount others.
     
  4. cottontail farm

    cottontail farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry, BBW. That was lazy typing on my part. Glad to hear your experience, I didn't expect to see this behavior this early.
     
  5. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine are about the same age and doing the same thing.
     

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