My hen turkey, displaying

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cecosugi, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. cecosugi

    cecosugi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have the sweetest little girl turkey. We call her Ting, and she is absolutely delightful. She follows me everywhere and sits by me. My husband always picks her up and carries her around with him.

    Lately, she's been displaying for us. She gets all puffed up, spreads out her tail feathers, and kinda struts around. It is too funny.

    Thought I'd share.


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  2. SA Farm

    SA Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww... she's so cute. What kind of turkey is she? My hubby and I are probably getting some this year[​IMG]
     
  3. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

    how about a closeup of that face, kind of looks like a tom in some ways

    RobertH
     
  4. R2elk

    R2elk Overrun With Chickens

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    I took a close look at the first image and it certainly looks like a hen's head to me. My hens, especially during breeding season, put on displays as good as the toms do.
     
  5. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

    one of ours do too. Maybe my screen needs to be bigger.
     
  6. cecosugi

    cecosugi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is a mix of something, got her from another BYC-er last Easter. I just love her color. Her personality is just fantastic.

    She started laying last fall, so I knew she was a she. [​IMG]
     
  7. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

    That sure seems to be prety strong evidence! [​IMG]

    RobertH
     
  8. Narragansett

    Narragansett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's actually very common for a hen to display like that. There's nothing unusual about it.
     
  9. flocksalot

    flocksalot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our hens so that when they are flirting or mad. It's so cute!
     
  10. Awwww... Cute! [​IMG]
     

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