is this a sign my turkey is a tom

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by jimmythechicken, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    he puffs up around a few of the pullets an peachicks we have an fans his wing down over them an dances in a circle also spreads out his tail or tries to lol he is around 3 weeks old.we were sure it was a hen it is a blue slate anis the sweetest turkey we have loves to be held.also does is anyone good at sexing narr pullets they are around 4-5 weeks old i can post picks if someone thinks the could sex them just tell me what kind of pic you need head full body?
     
  2. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try face profile of 'him' and some others for starters.
     
  3. EggHunter_66

    EggHunter_66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    heres some pics of the narr
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    tell me what u think how old do you think they are?they never make any noise an they never strute i think they are both hens
     
  5. Jkioneil

    Jkioneil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i say hens. that dance is a sign of submission to show the girls she is not a threat
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2010
  6. RedfogsFlock

    RedfogsFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we got a pair of WBB's and at 3 weeks one started doing that around the other one. Then our one full grown tom started doing the same thing around the same chick. They are now about 6 weeks old, and it is very clear the dancer is a boy, and the other one is a female. Shich is bad news for us cuz now we have 3 boys and one girls.
     

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