Introducing Colossus

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Scottingitup, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. Scottingitup

    Scottingitup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The largest bourbon I have raised to date. (red arrow) Probably going to keep him for breeding,the two behind him are last years toms. I estimate he'll be 25 lbs at normal slaughter time vs 19-20 for my toms last year.

    Anyone else have pictures of big heritage breeds?

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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Yup, he's HUGE for a heritage breed.

    Wish I could live on a farm. You are blessed.
     
  3. frank53061

    frank53061 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will let you know when my are full grown they are around 6 months now I think I was told that 9 to 10 months is full grown.
    This may or may not be true.
    How old are yours and when you dress them out.
    This is my first year with Turkeys so I will know not to long from now.
    I have some Toms that are 12 to 15 pounds now guessing they fill like they have lead in there buts when we pick them up now.
     

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