Chicken or Turkey??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cyndiscof, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. cyndiscof

    cyndiscof Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought my turkey was a Tom. But either I have a super chicken or he's laying eggs. What do you think?
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  2. spangledcornish

    spangledcornish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a turkey egg to me
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How about a picture of the bird?
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    thats a turkey egg, looks just like my turkey eggs
     
  6. cyndiscof

    cyndiscof Out Of The Brooder

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    This doesn't show "her" head very well, but her snood is about 1" long and she has a beard starting that's about 1" long, and I've seen her display her feathers a couple of time, so I really thought she was a Tom! :) I love her. She's the sweetest bird I have. Oh, plus, she's HUGE.
     
  7. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Hens will get beards, and even spurs. They will also display. I have never had one of my hens gobble though, only my toms.
     
  8. Cheyen

    Cheyen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't raise turkeys, but am planning to this spring. I'm not too great at sexing on sight, but I'm pretty confident that's a turkey egg. If you only have the one turkey, I'd say she's the culprit, lol.
     
  9. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely turkey eggs. Here are some from mine. Girls will also display but they usually don't hold it as long as a tom would.
     

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