Male or Female? 5 Week Old Turken

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shaggyhag, Nov 24, 2013.

Male or Female?

Poll closed Jan 25, 2014.
  1. Male

    7 vote(s)
    77.8%
  2. Female

    2 vote(s)
    22.2%
  1. Shaggyhag

    Shaggyhag Out Of The Brooder

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    We have been raising a turken, AKA Turk Knobbleneck, we think may be a male. It is 5 weeks old to the day, let me know what you think...
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Maybe and maybe not. Don't get rid of it just yet.
     
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  3. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    I agree with Sourland. Turkens can be difficult. This one needs another couple of weeks to be sure I think.
     
  4. Shaggyhag

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    Thanks! This bird definetely is the character of the bunch! I will post more pictures for more input. Thank you for your responses!
     
  5. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More pics please! SOmethings about him says male, dont know though :)
     
  6. Can I see his or her picture next to the other chicks? Don't be sure on gender though until she/he crows!
     
  7. Shaggyhag

    Shaggyhag Out Of The Brooder

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    The other chicks are Americaunas. The Turken came with as an added surprise! I'll take a few more pics and post soon. Thank you for your replies!
     
  8. Shaggyhag

    Shaggyhag Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are some pics from this morning. Beatiful bird with a lot of character! Really hoping this one isn't a rooster!!!

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  9. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    The top picture makes me think rooster, but the other two still make me doubtful.

    The longer I do this, the less I think I will get stumped. Then one comes along and I just have no idea! LOL
     
  10. GoldenChicks16

    GoldenChicks16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Such a beautiful bird!! Someone is lucky to have such a beautiful bird:) I think it may be a rooster but don't worry! That doesn't always mean you to get rid if him if it's about aggression with more roosters :) the Turkin I have is very mild manner and knows his place is under my RIR rooster. I'm guessing it's because he's much smaller and fits in with the hens:)
     

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