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Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by robdog, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. robdog

    robdog Chillin' With My Peeps

    2 Different birds about 5 months old
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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Bird #2 is definitely a jake... *I think* bird #1 might be a jenny, but not sure...
     
  3. robdog

    robdog Chillin' With My Peeps

    #1 just overall is smaller than #2,but it does flare its feathers every so often and now lately the snood has been getting bigger but not as big as #2
     
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  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Jennys will display sometimes too... the smaller size and daintier build is what says jenny to me... also, the fuzzy line up the back of the head... but the caruncles look kinda big too... *could be* a slower maturing jake, but I am thinking jenny...

    Watch the snood... if it doesn't extend much further then I'd say jenny...

    What color are they?
     
  5. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Hens will have tiny feathers down their necks and on top of their heads. Toms will be bald. As best as I can tell from your pictures you have a Tom and a Hen!
     

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