Pure Turkens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by grandparooster, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. grandparooster

    grandparooster In the Brooder

    Jun 15, 2010
    Montague, Michigan
    I have just started breeding some turkens and I am expecting some babies soon. I know that alot of the turkens now days are not "pure bred", and it said they originated in Europe. I am just wondering if there any flocks out there still that have not been bred to other breeds?
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Show Quality ones. Most hatcheries do indeed have a lot of mutts with simply the naked neck, since it is dominant, but I've seen a few Show Quality ones that are certainly very true to the original standard. Not sure if they're completely related to the original from Europe, but I doubt they have much, if anything, crossed into them.

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