How old should turkeys be to show

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by holm25, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    How old should heritage turkeys be to show in 4h this summer?? I amthinking of getting some poults from a breeder to add some color to the fair but dont know how old they would have to be... Thanks in advance
     
  2. CascadiaRiver

    CascadiaRiver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never known a true age limit for showing, but just know that they should be fully feathered. They can be shown if they're under a year though
     
  3. CochinLover1

    CochinLover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've noticed that when I show, the oldest the best.
     

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