Toms or hens

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by JonathanL23, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. JonathanL23

    JonathanL23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 turkeys I numbered them. It maybe hard to tell from pics but any help is good there 5 months old.
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  2. MamaKitty913

    MamaKitty913 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    #1 boy hard to tell with 2 or 3 anyone displaying themselves?
     
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Overrun With Chickens

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    At 5 months old it may still be too soon to tell. They all look like hens to me. Look down on their heads and see whether the top of the head looks like a triangle or whether it looks like it will fit between two parallel lines. If it looks more like a triangle, then it is the head of a tom while a hen's head will look like it fits between 2 parallel lines.
     
  4. JonathanL23

    JonathanL23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why do you say #1 is a tom?
     
  5. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    So far they all look like hens to me.
     
  6. hkirchn

    hkirchn New Egg

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    I agree..................hens.
     
  7. MamaKitty913

    MamaKitty913 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess # 1 was a boy just they way he/she is holding tail. I'm way inexperienced so please let me know if I guessed wrong, and listen to those with more experience please. I'm a total neewbie lol
     

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