the naked turkey thread - share your moulting photos

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Dragon Lady, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. Dragon Lady

    Dragon Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is one year old "Queenies sister". she was broody until a couple of weeks ago. I took these pics this morning.
    Her back and front are completely covered in new spikes to cover her nakedness but I cant get near her to show them.
    She doesn't look happy.
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  2. Dragon Lady

    Dragon Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This was taken last year but I wanted to share anyway lol
    Rachel shed almost all of her feathers in one go at the end of breeding season....this was taken on our first frosty morning
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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Mine are already getting their feathers back. Though they are missing their tails

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  4. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Come on folks....post those naked birds!! Mine haven't really started yet. Can't wait!
     
  5. feistychick

    feistychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are too young yet to molt, I'm going to enjoy everyone else's naked birds this year! Next year I should be able to contribute some good ones :)
     
  6. Dragon Lady

    Dragon Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't they look funny without their tails :)
    The first year my tom moulted he lost all but two of his fan feathers. It was his 'Hiawatha' look. He still tried to wow his ladies with his two featherd fan lol
     
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  7. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Very funny, unfortunately, or fortunately my toms molted a month ago and are finally looking good again, I never thought to take a picture because they were so moth eaten, and I didn't want to be accused of abuse, and a week ago those two girls were pretty naked and sad, my Turkeys seem to always molt hard, I would have loved to see old two feathers in action.
     
  8. Dragon Lady

    Dragon Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here he is! (taken 2 years ago)
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  9. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    That's hilarious[​IMG]
     
  10. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    The BYC Official Worst Molt contest is underway. I would love a turkey to win this year!! Mine still haven't shown signs of molting....either have my chichens. Geez!!
     

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