Another dumb question about turkeys!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by purecountrychicken, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. purecountrychicken

    purecountrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That thing on top their beaks,,is that the snood? And why sometimes is it real long and hanging down and sometimes its all pulled up tight and looks like a stump? what does that mean?

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  2. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    my man turkey can control his snood. He pulls it back when he eats or bites stuff so he doesn't accidentally bite it. I don't think it really means much.
     
  3. pdpatch

    pdpatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It gets long when a male thinks he has to impose his pecking order status in the flock.

    Tom
     

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