Thought I had a hen....

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by CherryBlssm, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. CherryBlssm

    CherryBlssm Hatching

    Oct 3, 2015
    I thought this little guy was a hen, now I'm leaning toward a tom. It fans out tail feathers, struts around. But I'm still not convinced it's a boy as others have said that hens will do the same when they're young. Does anyone have any opinion on based on this and his picture? (The blue on his feathers is from an earlier treatment of blu-kote, the other turkeys ganged up on it as it's the runt)


  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    That's a Tom. I have had adult hens display but never the poults.

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