4 month old eastern wild turkey gender question.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chichick, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which ones do you think are toms and hens.

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  2. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm positive #4 is because I heard him gobble the other day.
     
  3. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any guesses?
     
  4. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    1&3 seem to be developing that somewhat `vulturine' shaped skull (kinda cubic) so sex is male, #2's skull appears slightly more ovoid so I'll guess female. However, if one is into the `honking gobble' phase, any other males should start to reply, real soon now. Is there a clear difference between the `gobbler's' length of leg and the others? Males legs tend to get longer and more substantial in the joints faster.

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    Good looking turks.
     
  5. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

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    3 looks Tom-ish. Not sure about 4, but the rest look like hens!
     
  6. Cold Canadian

    Cold Canadian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #2 looks like a hen , the rest I'd say were toms
     
  7. syble

    syble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i see 2 toms and 1 hen for sure, the other not 100% sure but tend to lean tom
     

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