Naked Necks

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chichick, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    At what age does a poult loose all of the feathers on it's head and become completely bald? (post pics if you want)
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

    Jul 17, 2009
    Mine seem to get there ater 12 weeks. Maybe a bit later (16 weeks) for the last of the fuzz.

    I want to say the meat turkeys went baldy sooner than the heritage types.
  3. Jocasta

    Jocasta Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2011
    Quote:The boys tend to get balder quicker too I believe.

    I have four standard bronze who are 10 weeks old. They've lost a lot of their hair but aren't quite totally bald yet.
  4. mochicken

    mochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    NW Missouri
    Yeah 2 of 3 of my bronze babies are losing quite a bit of the ol baby fuzz and they are just 8 weeks old so I am guessing in the next couple weeks they will be baldies lol

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