I think my chick is a turkey

Conjomen

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I really hope you guys can help me. Please excuse my writing English is not my first language.
My son found an egg at a pound where people dump thier unwanted animals.(theres ducks chickens and geese no turkeys) It was a blue easter egger type egg. My kids and I have wanted to raise chickens for eggs for a very long time. We decided to incubate the found egg.I also bought fertile eggs from 2 different farms to incubate. All total we ended up hatching 6 chicks including the one my son found at the pond. Sorry for the long story I just wanted everyone to have the whole picture.
I'm almost positive that one of the eggs we hatched from the bought eggs is a turkey. I'm hoping one of you can tell me if it is. It's name is Turkey right now but if it's a turkey its name will become chicken...the rest of the babies are named Silver,Shadow,Knuckles, Nugget and Junior. Thanks for looking and I appreciate any help! Also please excuse the state of the cage I took these pictures right before cleaning time...and I'm sure you all know how messy 6 chicks are...whether it's a chicken or a turkey we really love these little guys, so it'll be living with us in the yard. Only difference is that I know absolutely nothing about raising turkeys so I'm going to have to learn....I had chickens and ducks years ago so I'm pretty confident that I can take care of a turkey too...but any advice is highly appreciated.
 

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I really hope you guys can help me. Please excuse my writing English is not my first language.
My son found an egg at a pound where people dump thier unwanted animals.(theres ducks chickens and geese no turkeys) It was a blue easter egger type egg. My kids and I have wanted to raise chickens for eggs for a very long time. We decided to incubate the found egg.I also bought fertile eggs from 2 different farms to incubate. All total we ended up hatching 6 chicks including the one my son found at the pond. Sorry for the long story I just wanted everyone to have the whole picture.
I'm almost positive that one of the eggs we hatched from the bought eggs is a turkey. I'm hoping one of you can tell me if it is. It's name is Turkey right now but if it's a turkey its name will become chicken...the rest of the babies are named Silver,Shadow,Knuckles, Nugget and Junior. Thanks for looking and I appreciate any help! Also please excuse the state of the cage I took these pictures right before cleaning time...and I'm sure you all know how messy 6 chicks are...whether it's a chicken or a turkey we really love these little guys, so it'll be living with us in the yard. Only difference is that I know absolutely nothing about raising turkeys so I'm going to have to learn....I had chickens and ducks years ago so I'm pretty confident that I can take care of a turkey too...but any advice is highly appreciated.
I looked at your three posted pictures and I can guarantee you that there are not any turkey poults in any of those three photos.
 

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Hmmm... you can tell by my pics that the turkeys do not have combs or wattles until a MUCH older age. Does yours have a comb?
 

Conjomen

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Hmmm... you can tell by my pics that the turkeys do not have combs or wattles until a MUCH older age. Does yours have a comb?
No. Just a little lump on the top of his head. I tried to upload better pictures but somehow I posted the only one I didn't want.
I looked at your three posted pictures and I can guarantee you that there are not any turkey poults in any of those three photos.
I just saw your reply. He may just be bigger than the other chicks. I haven't raised any kind of fowl in a long time so I'm out of practice. Thank you.
 

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