TOM or HEN

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by nstilwater, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. nstilwater

    nstilwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are m turkeys toms or hens, one im pretty sure is a hen the other is bigger and has a redder head and more bumps.

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  2. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Little snood, looks like feathering going up the back of the head, and looks like the breast feathers have light edges. Looks like a beautiful Bourbon Red hen. If the pics are different birds, then it would look like two hens to me.
     
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Knee Deep
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  4. afveteran88

    afveteran88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X 3
     
  5. BAMACK2

    BAMACK2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X4 hen
     
  6. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    and I've only had turkeys like 3 times, and i suck at gender guessing
     
  8. java girl 2

    java girl 2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THEY ARE BOTH BOURBON RED HENS [​IMG] I HAVE THEM TOO. [​IMG]
     
  9. nstilwater

    nstilwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for your responses.......however, you are all wrong, and i say that in the nicest way possible, a week after i posted this my TOM started to breed with my black spanish hen, the eggs are fertile and in my incubator as of today, he also went through a growth spurt, and has started dispalying, on closer inspection i noticed the difference in the white and black tips on the feathers, i did not know that trick before, ive never had bourbon reds till now
     
  10. nstilwater

    nstilwater Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OH YEAH....its the second pic that i the tom
     

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