Is this a turkey? Please help!!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Turkeytroubles, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. Turkeytroubles

    Turkeytroubles Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, i found a turkey (?) wondering around Cambridge (yes odd place for a turkey/?). It has a bad leg and is pretty skinny. I'm keeping it in my old avery for now and am thinking of keeping her (think its a her). I'm just not sure if it is a turkey or another kind of bird, because what would a turkey be doing in the middle of Cambridge!!! Thanks :)[​IMG]
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  2. bigal11

    bigal11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think its a turkey buzzard
     
  3. RouenDuck

    RouenDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a chicken to me.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    x2 looks like a chicken
     
  5. Chicky Crazy

    Chicky Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it's a chicken.
     
  6. Turkeytroubles

    Turkeytroubles Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey thanks for the replies, ive had chickens before and this really doesnt look like one. It has really long big feet & a long neck :/ although i could be wrong
     
  7. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  8. devinandfeather

    devinandfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is a malay game here is a pic of a mature rooster and hen


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  9. Beer can

    Beer can Overrun With Chickens

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    HA, HA,Lol! NOT.
    It's either a Malay, or a Saipan jungle fowl, possibly Asil. If it is a Malay they are extremly rare in the US. I have not found a single breeder. They can get three feet tall.
     
    Last edited: Nov 5, 2014
  10. bigal11

    bigal11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I still think its a turkey buzzard
     

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