A century of Turkey talk 2000-2100.

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

  1. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Nice looking bird, i like the color too, he would fit in well here, with my calico flock.
     
  2. feistychick

    feistychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aurora - FINALLY, some pictures :) He is a gorgeous boy! Big too. I love his coloring and he poses so nicely for pictures :clap
     
  3. Brandychick

    Brandychick Out Of The Brooder

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    GG is on the right, Tonto left. They just had a major strutt off while we were closing up some gaps in the coop. So we're sure he is a Gorge not a Gloria. Tonto will likely go back to the neighbors. If I can find a hen sooner than he gains weight I may have a chance to save him from my husbands plate.
     
  4. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    :eek:. WOW Adam! He is gorgeous! He's huge for only being 6 months old!! Photo bomb anytime! ! :D. Now that's a hunk 'o lap turkey!

    I've wanted Sweetgrass forever! I'm going to have to live vicariously through you guys!

    Ralph....a Sweetgrass & Bourbon Red sound like the perfect additions to the calico flock!

    Brandychick...My hens display on occasion. I agree with Ralph. It's hard to really tell in your picture but it looked like a hen to me too. Can you get a closer picture!
     
  5. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    A couple of my hens dispay, very occasionally I would think meeting a new turkey is a good time to display as they want to show they are not a push over..


    Oh snd it might be old age BUT Ethel hasstarted to make a rudimentary beard. It cannot be seen, but I can feel it when I am petting and rubbing her neck. I showed my DW and she was shocked and asked Ethel if she was in menopause.



    Brandy I remember what I wanted to ask you, When "he" displayed was his snood way beyond his beak or not? Was the display a long one or short?
     
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  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    I am disappointed my Jersey Buff is a Tom I think. It dispalys now and then and acts like an Arse, so it most likely is. BUT I keep hoping it is a hen, it has fine legs and a shorter snood. I need a Red hen!
     
  7. charmedbaker

    charmedbaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Brandy Chick, Very nice looking turkey even if it is a He.
    Aurora, Adam is a very handsome boy. He will make pretty babies with Eve!
     
  8. Auroradream26

    Auroradream26 Smothered in Feathers Premium Member

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    Thanks everyone, Adam is my handsome boy :)

    Today was eventful. I went out to the turkey coop to build a poop board and mount the roost above it and found that Cupid and Able had decided that they were going to fight today. They only have about a week left with us! We may just butcher them this weekend instead if i can talk hubby into it. They look AWFUL! They didn't look like this, this morning :/

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    I have Able in the cage now for his own protection. Cupid is the more dominant one.

    I did manage to do the roost after getting them separated. Here's what the coop looks like now. The poop board still needs painted but i can do that later.

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    Pebbles just hanging out, watching me take pictures.

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  9. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles Chicken Obsessed

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  10. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles Chicken Obsessed

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    They have to settle pecking order. It's sad and painful. I separated mine to. :)
     

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