Bourbon hen or tom? Help please

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by EmAbTo48, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Songster

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    I purchased 2 Bourbons in July. One got a cold and I could not safe him. I am thinking it was the male that passed away as I bought a male and female.

    But here is "she" does this look like a hen?

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  2. Scottingitup

    Scottingitup Songster

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    Yeah I would say she is a hen, the smaller snood and line of feathers up the back of the neck and head are a dead giveaway. She's a pretty one though.
     
  3. Do you have a full body picture?
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    looks like a hen to me
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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  7. Frosty

    Frosty Songster

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    How old is it? It does look like a hen to me, but looking closer I think I'm seeing black edges on the feathers which would indicate male. Look at the breast feathers, do they have light edges or dark?
     
  8. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Crowing

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  9. x1 The legs look to thick to me for a female. :/
     

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