Pluses and minuses of burbon reds.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by PoultryPotts, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. PoultryPotts

    PoultryPotts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking about getting some burbon reds what are some pluses and miniuses of the breed.[​IMG]
     
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  2. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Pros: Lets see, so far my tom has not been aggressive toward me, even now during breeding season. The hen is laying daily. They are a beautiful bird. They dress out nicely, good flavor and a good growth rate for a non commercial bird.

    Cons: Ummmm..... guess I'll have to get back to you on that one.
     
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    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    double post
     
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  4. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    the only con I could even think about is the young hens don't like to stay in their area- I guess they are so curious they couldn't stand it. lol Once they got bigger they stay put now.

    Steve in NC
     
  5. PoultryPotts

    PoultryPotts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now I know what kind of turkey poults I'm getting next year.
     
  6. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    You will be pleased with them I'm sure.

    Steve
     
  7. LoveMyBirds

    LoveMyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ole Tom BR is a pet... Hmm I mean pest...

    He follows me everywhere.. Maybe he likes when I rub his head.. [​IMG]

    The only aggressive acts he has taken is when I take my 3 and 5 gallow waterers out for cleaning and refilling..

    He has some stupid ideal that he needs to jump and kick the crap out of them... [​IMG] [​IMG] Now that is scary... [​IMG]

    But as for me... He has never done anything as of yet to receive the stew pot...[​IMG]
     

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