I gave a Turkey a Bath

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by TamTurkey, Nov 12, 2013.

  1. TamTurkey

    TamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok Before y'all go crazy on me this was a show bird. We Normally do not bathe them anymore but this one got into the oil and my son could not grip him to be able to show him
     
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  2. helios617

    helios617 Out Of The Brooder

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    love it![​IMG]I am a huge turkey fan.
     
  3. TamTurkey

    TamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She didn't seen to mind it much. but getting oil off of feathers requires a large bottle of dawn detergent and a lot of patience. then we added some blueing just to bake him bright white! And the Blowdryer only makes them mad so she had to drip dry
     
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  4. PatS

    PatS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please post a picture of her clean and dry!
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Hey. You are surrounded by turkey lovers. Everything goes here. No problems from me. I love it !!!! I have bathed a many turkey before.

    Poor turkey looks embarrassed to have been caught in the oil. Lol

    Looks like he's enjoying himself. What was the end result.?
     
  6. helios617

    helios617 Out Of The Brooder

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    post some more pics.. How many turkeys do you have?
     
  7. TamTurkey

    TamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are the only photos I have of her after.

    This batch has all been processed for Thanksgiving.

    We have 50 new chicks now.

    This one is before the bath... We called her Dirty Bird never did we once think she would end up being the one we would take to show.

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  8. TamTurkey

    TamTurkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She ended up being 28 lbs dressed!
     

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