Turkey Dance

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by FlaDude, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. FlaDude

    FlaDude New Egg

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    We had a turkey walk up to the house yesterday? Its a tom royal palm and very friendly. But when we pet it then it starts to "dance" around fluttering back and forth on his feet with his wings touching the ground and kind of crouched down. Does anyone know what he is doing? A "turkey pur", mating dance, about to attack me dance, convulsion....

    (Sorry - tried to attach a pic of the tom but since i'm new i can't)

    Thanks,
    Steve
     
  2. mbnewby

    mbnewby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like he is strutting was i the color of top of head blue or red red indiactes he is made
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    He wants to breed your foot. [​IMG]
     
  4. teresa-78

    teresa-78 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:haha my royal palm does this to anything that moves, he just wants to be "Friendly" excuse the pun [​IMG]

    ETA:- I also think it is a ritual dance [​IMG] (Lady turkeys appear)... seeing as I only have him and no ladies lol
     
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2011
  5. corn pecker

    corn pecker Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] we're assuming from your name you are from Florida. We are in Central Fl. what about you? Are you gonna keep him?
     
  6. pamela720

    pamela720 New Egg

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    I have a Burbon Red Tom that does that also, he follows me everywhere, even if I am riding my horse around the yard, follows me like a dog. We just love him though, he will wander into the house an open car door etc..[​IMG]
     

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