Help with my Midget Whites

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by mamawolf544, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    Ok is there a web site for me to look at? I cannot tell the sex of my turkey's. They are 7 months old. I have had other turkey's and this was never a problem. LOL
    Also when do they start laying?
    Thanks
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Can you post pics on here? I think we could help sex your birds for you.
     
  3. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    They all about look the same to me. It has been raining for a week so they look a little ruff.
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  4. onthespot

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    looks like all girls to me...
     
  5. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    Thats what I thought too. There are 6 of them, and 2 of them will puff all up and have the fan tails. ????
     
  6. onthespot

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    Do any have little black tufts on their chests? Those may "possibly" be boys, but not for sure. The ones with no tufts, for sure hens.
     
  7. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    The tufts are called a beard and in the Midgets both the males and the females will have it. They all look like hens to me. They might lay this fall, I see you are in Texas and it is still warm there. We have had them start laying at 7 to 8 months old. Out of the 6 different breeds we have, their egg size is huge and they lay alot of them.

    Here is a picture of some of our hens:

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    This is another hen, see her beard

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    and here is one of a Tom

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    They are very friendly and great all around turkeys.
    Sharon
     
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  8. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    Now I wonder how hard it will be to find a tom?
     

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