A century of Turkey talk 2000-2100.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by duluthralphie, Apr 5, 2015.

  1. feistychick

    feistychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's pretty cool - maybe I could call him Herc (since it sounds like Turk, which he already knows this means him)..... It might make up for his little snood, being named after a mythological hero. He'd just better darn well stay a boy, and not decide he's a masculine hen :gig
     
  2. charmedbaker

    charmedbaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    :gig
     
  3. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Herky turkey!
     
  4. feistychick

    feistychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I told DH and he immediately came up with Terkules....sigh :rolleyes:
     
  5. charmedbaker

    charmedbaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    :gig :gig THAT is funny!
     
  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    What she kind she is was a big discussion here. I got her from some people in the Twin Cities. I was told her and her partners were ( I got 3) were blue slates. They were my first birds.


    The Chicken/turkey math took over and I got a ton more somehow. When I bought my first slates (blues and self blues) from a reputable breeder, and she molted so I could see her colors, I realized she was not a blue.

    I think it was decided she is a "rusty slate". Based on her babies I think that is correct, but I can be wrong. She has had rusty or lilac looking babies, she had had red babies, black and a bronze one. Her mate JJ is the same breed as her.

    I guess it is interesting to speculate as to what she is, but to me, it is more important she just remain her and stays luvable and cool.
     
  7. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    I love that name!
     
  8. feistychick

    feistychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I totally agree - it is most important that she is Ethel!

    I do think she is a beautiful color though, and I love seeing her with her baby.

    I had lots of fun discovering what my mystery turkey is - since he definitely isn't the narragansett we were told lol. It really doesn't matter what he (she?!) is, it's just my curiosity :)
     
  9. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    Yeppers.

    I am finding I am a poor turkey parent.

    I think I have raised of juvenile delinquent turkeys, that like to hang out in a gang and cause trouble....

    When I saw this, besides taking their picture, I explained to them this is another reason people enjoy eating turkeys!

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  10. feistychick

    feistychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :lau Did they jump down and become well behaved after you delivered your message??
     

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