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A century of Turkey talk 2000-2100.

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

  1. charmedbaker

    charmedbaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    His wings are all blck, some are tipped, tail and wings, with a little grey, but no colors, a slight iridescent black, but just black.
    Everyone got a bath yesterday... Flea dip... So maybe thats why he is shiny, he's clean. :)
    Duluthralphie, I liked him from the moment I met him at the farm supply:) I think he likes me. At least he likes the food I bring. LOL! He gets pushy and must be in it before I put it out for the others. He is still chased off by the old red hen and steals from the others. If he gets to be too much for my little girls, I'll set up a place in the garage with the dogs! They have a healthy respect for the turkey.
     
  2. charmedbaker

    charmedbaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Totally! What a hoot! Well, we are on the central coast of California so... Where do the turkeys go to meet up? And my farm supply is locally owned with just a few stores on the central coast.
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member


    My babies are on parole and cannot leave the state of Minnesota. We had an avian flu outbreak in the western part of the state so the Ag commissioner put the whole state on a lock down....

    I can't send him anywhere. I have a bunch of lavender girls his age too, so bummer...
     
  4. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Ralph I hate yo go against a for real know it all but it doesnt look like a BBB.
     
  5. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    So I cant sell any poultry to anyone from ND!!!??? Great thats where most customers r from....
     
  6. SilkieSensation

    SilkieSensation Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a lavender girl I was planning to keep...but a trip from Ohio to Cali is awful long & hot in a cardboard box.
     
  7. charmedbaker

    charmedbaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, I think he has a crush on my Lula, black sex link chicken. Not sure how that will play out...
     
  8. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Is this a hen or jake? It's supposed to be about a year old. The owner died. Her daughter, a friend of mine, gave him/her to me. She didn't know much about him/her. So we are not sure about its age. It has a cute little beard, but doesn't look like it has much of a snood or any spur development. But I'm not sure when a male develops those thing.
     
  9. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    bourbon red hen
     
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  10. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks! I thought she was a girl but the beard threw me. Is it unusual for her to have a little beard? For future reference, at what age do the males begin to develop spurs & snoods.
     

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