Naturally Reproducing breeds

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cdavis76, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. cdavis76

    cdavis76 Out Of The Brooder

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    What breeds of turkeys reproduce naturally?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Many of the heritage breeds reproduce naturally
     
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Broad breasted whites and broad breasted bronse have such a big breast area that they can't really do the job.

    I have read that some breeders are breeding down the size on the sweetgrass which originated from a broad breasted type. One of the best sources to see a great variety of turkeys that can breed are at Porters TUrkeys. com , Just note that not all area APA recognized breeds. He has so many interesting turkeys-- far more than just the APA breeds.

    YOu can be preety sure he only has those that can reporduce naturally.

    Also, Heritage toms can breed a broad breasted hen.
     

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