Telling the Difference Between White Turkey Breeds?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by frenchiegirl21, Jan 19, 2017.

  1. frenchiegirl21

    frenchiegirl21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello turkey community!

    I am a first-time turkey owner. I have 2 turkeys, a tom and a hen. Both are solid white. I was wondering if there was a way to tell definitively what breed they are!

    The eggs they were hatched from came from a person with both heritage and commercial birds. The hen is about 10 pounds at the moment and the tom is probably 15. I can get some pictures if you would like. It doesn't really matter one way or another what breed they are, but I am curious. I think they are midget whites, but I am unsure.

    Thank you in advance for your help!

    Here is a bad picture of the tom...

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  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weights would probably best Indicator.

    How old are they?
     
  3. frenchiegirl21

    frenchiegirl21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They just turned 5 months old
     
  4. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With age and weights.

    Guessing holland whites.

    Commercial birds should be a lot heavier.
     
  5. frenchiegirl21

    frenchiegirl21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! I will have to look them up. Thank you for your help! [​IMG]
     

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