I'm still finding my BBB turkeys to be problematic.

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Denninmi, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Denninmi

    Denninmi Songster

    Jul 26, 2009
    They are incredibly personable and now follow me around in the yard if I let them out. Which is an issue emotionally. However, of the 5, four are now strutting at 6 weeks, and the simple fact is I absolutely cannot have more toms gobbling, I've got 2 now and that is all the noise I want to subject the neighborhood to.

    When I weigh the genetic factor, I know that they do not have very goods odds of a long and healthy life.

    So, I know which way this needs to go.

    I guess that giving them a good life and then doing the deed quickly and humanely is probably the best way I know to approach this.

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