A truckload of turkey pics (srsly--LOTS)

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ninjapoodles, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    These are not-quite-three-month-old Narragansetts.

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  2. First To Hatch

    First To Hatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW what camera are you using
     
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
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    Beautiful, are you going to eat them or are they pets?
     
  4. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    Camera is a Sony Alpha-100. The model they have out now is better than this one. I love the thing. I took these with a 300m lens, which is my favorite lens for outdoor shots.

    The toms, all but two, will be eaten. We'll try to breed our own crop for next year.
     
  5. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are about half your age, do the ones with the little bumps on their heads signal a tom? Or do they all have that?

    You have very pretty birds!
     
  6. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    Quote:They all had the bumps. We didn't start to get really good indicators of gender until they were at least 8 or 9 weeks old. Between two and three months, it gets obvious. Hang in there! [​IMG]
     
  7. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    My favorite is the last picture Ninja [​IMG] gorgeous!
     
  8. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ninja between the turkey cathedral and the pics, I'm all envious!

    But we went to the Lebanon TN fair and Laura fell in love with some juveniles so next year I'll have Bourbon Reds to take pictures of!

    How many poults did you buy? Or did you do eggs?Did you lose any?

    Enquiring minds want to know...

    I also want to know where and how you brooded them and what you liked and would change about what you did.
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The bump on their head is the snood. Males have a large snood and can extend and retract it.

    NP - awesome looking turkeys!
     
  10. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    They are beautiful!!!
     

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