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Is This Normal?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chichick, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Songster

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    I have 4 North Eastern Wild Turkeys that are 6.5-7.5 weeks old, and 2 of them have feathers that have turned some what white. I was wondering is this normal. There getting bald spots on there head too. Is that normal at this age also? P.S. Is there any way to tell the sex at this age?

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  2. nivtup

    nivtup Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Shelton Washington
    They look pretty normal to me.
     
  3. nes

    nes Songster

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    My narragansett are ... okay I can't remember, I want to say around the same age. Anyway, they are experiencing the same thing:

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    (I don't know if it's normal or not, just that mine are doing the same thing).
     

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