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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Kwartel, May 23, 2011.

  1. Kwartel

    Kwartel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We bought three baby turkeys in April from our local Atwoods. Can any of you turkey experts tell me what breed they are based on how they look now, at 7 weeks? They are our first ever turkeys and what they are is a mystery to me.

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    I saw two of them strutting for some of the young chickens, and all three look pretty much the same, so I think I have all boys.
     
  2. Soaring Chicks

    Soaring Chicks Soaring Hawks Farm

    Jan 3, 2010
    Henderson,NC
    They look like Bronze Turkeys to me.
     
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Broad Breasted Bronze. Atwoods typically contracts with Ideal Hatchery, and they tend to only get the Broad breasted Bronze, and broad breasted whites.
     
  4. Kwartel

    Kwartel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bet you're right. They were in a bin mixed with the white ones. Guess I'll be preparing for some biiiig birds. Thank you both!
     

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