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newbee question........

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by micayc, May 17, 2011.

  1. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2010
    Centrel PA
    I ordered 3 turkey chicks.1 male ,2 female. they maeked the male wth green ink. 2 weeks later,2 of them have a nub on their head ,right above the beak, are these the females? the ink is gone.thx
  2. Alexander

    Alexander Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 15, 2011
    Well,both of them (toms and hens)have this.Its called a snood.The female ones have a really small snood unlike the male ones.You will see the difference when they grow older.The tom will start strutting soon so you will see which one is male or female.

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