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Sex these turkeys and chickens please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by warsawffagurl, Sep 20, 2008.

  1. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got a pair of turkeys, very young.
    they've grown quite a lot, and I wanted to know if they were sexed right.
    If they arent the right sex I'm allowed to trade for the right one.

    First up:
    Thanksgiving thinking Male (he's larger, but a lil bit older, and his face turns red a lot!):
    [​IMG]

    Next:
    Christmas... maybe female (smaller lil bit younger than male):
    [​IMG]

    3rd:
    Nugget supposed to be pullet (Buff Orpington):
    head:[​IMG]
    tail:[​IMG]

    4th:
    Bertha supposed to be pullet was also supposed to be a barred rock, but is a cuckoo marans:
    [​IMG]

    Last:
    here is a picture with the tails of the two chickens and the turkeys are side by side:
    [​IMG]

    Please help me now, because the person I bought them from said I could trade if any of them were wrongly sexed.
    Thanks in advance,
    Jenn
     
  2. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    I don't know turkeys, but the chooks look like pullets to me.
     
  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Sounds right to me.

    Jody
     
  4. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the turkey the farthest away in the pic of all 4 looks like a male
     
  5. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    UHH!
    YAY!!!!
    I was so scared they weren't right, and I'd have to give these birds up...
    their all soo freakin sweet! and im attached!
    thanks sooo much everyone!
     
  6. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    Both the chooks look like hens to me... as for the turkies, Thanksgiving is deffinately a Tom (male) and Christmas is deffinately a hen... My son says he wants to buy Christmas from you [​IMG] he has two Royal Palm Toms and no hen...

    Hope you enjoy... how old are they? She should start laying at around 7 months... she will find a inconspicous place... such as in brush, under stumps, bushes... she will find a spot that is safe where no one is able to see her... they produce a clutch of about 12-15 eggs sometimes maybe more..

    Have fun and enjoy them.... Tes
     
  7. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol!
    thanks for the compliment!
    umm these guys are still quite young...
    the turkeys were hatched out in June
    so maybe 3 months old
    they are growing like weeds!
    funny, clumsy guys
    If you are near indiana, there is a lady who sells them for around $6 a poult...
    Im not really worried about eggs... I don't want any more turkeys... I just like this pair... their for 4-h...
    and are gonna have a forever home here.
     
  8. WindyOaksYokes

    WindyOaksYokes Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2007
    Central Virginia
    Im not really worried about eggs... I don't want any more turkeys... I just like this pair... their for 4-h...

    [​IMG] Well if you let yours free-range... then you will have little ones whether or not you want them unless you find the eggs and take them.

    Nope, we are in Virginia... oh well... he can wait til spring... [​IMG]
     
  9. warsawffagurl

    warsawffagurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol.. argh no little ones for us...
    those eggs WILL BE TAKEN!
    unless there would be someone interested in little ones in my area...
    im hoping they will do well for me in 4-h...
    this is gonna be my first year in poultry and ive only got 2 years left in 4-h...
     
  10. Cason

    Cason Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have Royal Palms that age, and yes you have a pair.
     

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