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how to tell the difference in a male and female turkey

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by dadsgirl, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. dadsgirl

    dadsgirl Songster

    Jun 30, 2008
    jay, florida
    i have some small turkeys about 2 months in age , does anyone know how to tell the difference in a male and female before they get any older?
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    2 months may still be a little early to tell, but later you will start to notice the Toms will get more growth on the flesh on their necks and the snood ( long thin hanging flesh ) on the top of their beaks. their heads will also change color with their moods, toms heads sometimes turn blue when excited.

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