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Is she a he?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by SarahFair, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    I traded an man 2 turkeys for a goat. He brought them over in the dark so I couldnt see them well, not that I would know a real difference anyways [​IMG] (obviously why Im here)
    He said "now shes young and might not start laying till fall season". Well she hasnt laid yet.
    A couple days ago I was out in the back messing with the male and doing some gobble calls when I noticed "she" was trying to gobble too.

    I think I was duped.

  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 12, 2012
    Odd how shes not laying yet. But it does look like a she to me.
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2012
  3. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2008
    The way the snoods stick up look like a pair of males to me :( They look like bronze, if one is a hen it should have white tips on the breast feathers.
  4. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    They are Eastern Wilds
    ...I dont know if that makes a difference [​IMG]
  5. turkaholic

    turkaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2010
    They are both males. And I would call them" bronzes".....If I remember correctly, GA is one of the states where it is illegal to keep eastern wilds.
  6. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    The guy hatched them himself..
    Ive asked around about keeping them and looked up laws and cant find anything about keeping them.

    Maybe I can trade him for a couple poults
  7. TV

    TV Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2009
    Yep, 2 Bronze toms. They might be Eastern X's but the legs don't appear to be the correct color for pure wilds, too light.
  8. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    Look like Tom's to me too.

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