Are they real turkeys?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by yook2000, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. yook2000

    yook2000 Chirping

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    I bought them in March this year. The seller sold them on craigslist. He told me they were blue slate turkeys and were only one weeks old. I did saw the beautiful "parents" and about thirty poults when I went to pick up them. They were about double size as my one week old chicken (new hampshire) whey I first saw them .

    Now they are about 6 months and are the same big as my Rhode Island hens (one year old). But I don't see they have anything like their "parents" shown by the seller. Can anyone tell me if they are real turkeys? If not, what breed are they? If they are not turkeys, I will not seperate them from my hens.

    Thank you.

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  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    The picture is of what look to be Buff Orpington chickens.
     
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  3. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    I would say that you have a pullet and a cockerel.
     
  4. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    They don't look like a turkey at all to me.
     
  5. luvchicks8

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  6. hudsonhousechicks

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    Seriously? I think it's a pair of Buff Orpingtons. I mean, I may be new to this chicken thing but...I'm pretty sure.
     
  7. yook2000

    yook2000 Chirping

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    So I am cheated. [​IMG]
     
  8. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    Yes they are definately not turkeys.
     
  9. Sandrachx

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    yep - they look just like my girls (buffs). what a crook!
     
  10. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    Buff Orpingtons are really great chickens.
     

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