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Naturally Reproducing breeds

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

  1. cdavis76

    cdavis76 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 9, 2010
    What breeds of turkeys reproduce naturally?
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    Many of the heritage breeds reproduce naturally
  3. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 19, 2011
    Massachusetts, USA
    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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