newbee question........

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

  1. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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