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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by laturcotte1, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. laturcotte1

    laturcotte1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does a Tom need and hen to display? We rescued Jack this summer, someone had won him from a turkey shoot; must have been in October of 2011 so I'm thinking he will soon be 1 year. I thought he was sick but went through the molt and now he is looking good but I can't get him to display for me. I try smooth talking him but no go, guess I can't speak turkey or hen! Sometimes he puffs out but I think its the cool weather :). My husband told me to put my thumbs under my arm pits, stoop down walk around the yard like that for 30 minuts maybe he'll strut. [​IMG]
     
  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No he doesn't need a hen to display, mine will do it when hes mad or sees ssomething he likes or even his own reflection in the shiny car door.
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Nope
     
  4. HillbillyAcres

    HillbillyAcres Out Of The Brooder

    Let him see himself in a mirror, He will think he see's another Tom. word of caution.. he might attack the mirror!
     
  5. No
     

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