Can we buy six month old BBBronze poults in SW Colorado ??

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by CCCChickenman, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. CCCChickenman

    CCCChickenman Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 26, 2009
    Canon City, CO
    Need to add 2 or 3, six month old BBB females to our pet turkey & chicken flock (20 birds)
    We have a pair of Red Bourbon, 2-BBB Jakes, and 1 BBW Jake, all turks hatched Easter 2010
    Small farm outside Canon City....Royal Gorge area: idunno
  2. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    I am curious as to why you would want BBB hens for a pet turkey flock. They are very prone to leg problems and other health issues due to their size. If you were planning to breed them, you would need to either cross them with your BR or go with AI if you planned to breed to a BB type tom. Heritage birds are much better for pets IMO...
  3. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    At 6 months they would be eating size.

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