Care to take a guess M or F?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by mochicken, Jul 7, 2011.

  1. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    So I got out of the hospital today after a lovely stay ( sarcasm of course lol ) with pneumonia and I came home to some turkeys that have grown quite a bit in the five days and they made a mess of their pen while I was gone lol, I had to put them in their "baby cage" to clean their pen so I decided to snap a couple pics, sorry about the quality, I am still almost breathless walking around and I was too lazy to go inside and get my camera so I took them with my phone.

    I edited numbers on the pics and the birds, please let me know if you think they are male or female, if you could say "picture 1 bird 2 is" that would make it easier lol, I know in the second pic you cant even see one of the birds so that one wont work but the other two birds you can see well. I will get some more pictures when I get well, I was just wanting to see if you guys could take a guess. They are about 7 weeks old.

    Last edited: Jul 7, 2011
  2. jasonm11

    jasonm11 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2010
    tioga tx
    I think they are all ......turkeys?[​IMG]
  3. CajunWildTurkey

    CajunWildTurkey Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 6, 2011
    What are you ask? Are you ask the breed of turkeys or are you asking for the sex of the turkeys?
  4. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    Maybe Narragansett or Eastern Wild Turkeys [​IMG]
  5. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    Sorry about that lol pain meds and all the other meds they are giving me have made me a little um dizzy lol

    Someone on here told me what breed they are recently ( bronze ) I was wondering the sex of the poults please?
  6. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2010
    Aitkin, MN
    Patience, young padewan...they are still too young for me to tell.
  7. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    Yeah I figured lol, I saw someone had commented on another post saying they could tell at 5 weeks so I thought I'd give it a shot lol.

    I have noticed in the last few days that two of them are getting significgantly larger than the other and they are losing their neck feathers while the one still has all of it's neck feathers, probably not a real sign of gender but just an observation. If I have one hen and two gobblers I have a feeling its gonna get kinda loud around here in a few months lmao
  8. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2011
    Quote:[​IMG] But true.

    Wait [​IMG]
  9. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Quote:If someone can tell at 5 weeks, it is just a guess unless it is an AuburnXBronze cross which are sex linked. At 5 weeks it would be just a good guess because they look the same and display M & F traits.
  10. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 19, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    So looking at the little snood (I think it's called) is a wives' tale? Bigger doesn't indicate that it MIGHT be male . . . .

    OP, glad you are recovering from your bout with pnemonia.

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