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Gobbling Turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Southernchickens, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. Southernchickens

    Southernchickens Chirping

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    At what age does a male turkey start to gobble?
     
  2. toto65

    toto65 Chirping

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    My BBW's that are 12 weeks old are trying to gobble but compared to my fully adult birds it is a poor attempt at best! I had forgotten the sound of a fully mature gobble until I got my "new" flock a couple weeks ago. When those adult toms gobble the the only way I can describe it is like a bass drum. YOu can almost FEEL the vibration! lol [​IMG]
     
  3. scruffysmom

    scruffysmom In the Brooder

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    I have 2 Royal Palm toms approximately 3 months old that started gobbling over 3 weeks ago.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    My tom gobbled the first time about 12-14 weeks old. It didn't really sound like a gobble [​IMG] Now he gobbles very well, I think he's about 5 months old??
     
  5. EggHunter_66

    EggHunter_66 Songster 10 Years

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    Mine hatched June 11th and they have been trying for nearly a week to gobble....so cute!
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    None of my 4 month old poults are gobbling, so they must be females!!! [​IMG]
     

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