Question about my (hatchery) turken chicks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by gritsar, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I have four turken chicks, now 5 1/2 weeks old. They are from Ideal. Really shaping up to be very nice birds, with awesome free ranging skills. Beautiful colors too. It looks like two of them will be red with black lacing.
    Two of them have yellow legs, while the other two have darker, almost gray-green legs.
    Does this signify anything? One of the yellow-legged ones turned out to be a cockerel, sexed as a pullet. [​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Surely I can't be the only BYC member with turkens. [​IMG]
    What's the deal on some of them having the gray/green legs and some of them having yellow legs? Anyone?
     
  3. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No you are not im over run with the there every where here! lol i dont think that is a good way of sexing them try to get some pics and ill help ya,
    just the variety that turkens come in
    Turken addict

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  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:Thanks. I was able to sex the one turken "Rosie" as a cockerel only because his comb became very obvious by week 3. The others don't have Rosie's comb, but one has me wondering.
     

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