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can anybody post some turkey pics

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by mycountrycabin, Mar 31, 2008.

  1. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am getting 15 baby turkeys and i would like to know what they look like in person


    THANK YOU!!!
     
  2. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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  3. jkcove08

    jkcove08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind are you getting? Jenn
     
  4. ivan3

    ivan3 spurredon Premium Member

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    Jenn, they posted the question in the breeds section and mentioned BBW's and BBB's. Sorry for not mentioning that in my post.
     
  5. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 giant whites and 10 broadbrested bronze
     
  6. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    You do realize these are not going to do well as pets? Our males didn't make it past 6 months old and their legs gave out. Our female BBB made it about 2 years and her legs gave out. They were all free range and had lots of exercise. It is very sad to watch them grow so fast. I will share some pics of our wilds and BBB hen that I have.

    Here is a broad breasted next to a wild turkey the same age.

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    Baby wild turkeys with EE chicks

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    Juvenile turkeys..

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    Big Jenny..BBB hen

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    Jody
     
  7. mycountrycabin

    mycountrycabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the pics
     
  8. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my standard Bronze's.

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  9. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    How old is your bronze there Cuda? I just want to hug him! He's so big all fanned out!
     

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