How to tell White Breeds apart?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by RichScorze, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. RichScorze

    RichScorze Hatching

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    Last year I hatched out several dozen White Hollands, Midget Whites, and Beltsville Small Whites obtained from other breeders that claim to keep birds seperated. I know that there is a substantial size difference between the White Hollands and the other two breeds...that's the easy one. Question is: How do I tell the difference between Beltsvilles and Midgets? They are both about the same size. Is there a positive-definite tell-tale sign as to which is which?

    Thanks!!

    Rich
     
  2. vtgirls

    vtgirls Songster

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    Beltsvilles are supposed to have broader breasts and be a bit bigger than midgets.
     

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