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Help sexing Narragansett turkeys.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mandelke86, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. mandelke86

    mandelke86 Out Of The Brooder

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    About 2 weeks ago I bought 2 turkey poults from local auction can anyone sex them? [​IMG] 2nd turkey[​IMG] both of then [​IMG]
     
  2. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    How old are they?

    I took a look at your photos, but I couldn't tell the difference...it's been awhile since we did our turkey project, so I pulled up this aid:
    http://extension.usu.edu/wasatch/files/uploads/Sexing turkeys-toms vs. hens.pdf

    Generally, males will have larger feet and shanks and will have feathers (balder) on their head.

    We ended up with two hens, so I didn't get to see a maturing tom.

    Hopefully someone on BYC with greater knowledge than I will step in and help.

    Good luck.
    Lady of McCamley
     
  3. mandelke86

    mandelke86 Out Of The Brooder

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    One is defiantly bigger with bigger legs and a balder head. I have no clue how old they are seeing I bought them at auction.
     
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    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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