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Turkey Gender pleassee help!!! with pics

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by sarabeth, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. sarabeth

    sarabeth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a turkey that is 23 weeks old. I have had it since it was 3 days old. I was wondering if anyone could tell me a way to tell if it's a tom or hen. i thought for a long time it was a hen but now im not sure. It's starting to get some red on its head. [​IMG]


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    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    A picture would definately help someone to identify male or female. Make sure you get a good head shot, as well as a good body shot.
     
  3. sarabeth

    sarabeth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hope the pics help
     
  4. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    Hen, I say!
     
  5. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    HEN!!!!
     
  6. cheapcheaps_girl

    cheapcheaps_girl Out Of The Brooder

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    i have a friend that has the same kind of bird and its a tom!
     
  7. Ugly Cowboy

    Ugly Cowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2008
    Corn, OK
    From what I can tell, its neck's feathered to far up to be a tom...
     
  8. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Tom
     
  9. reallemons1

    reallemons1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hen
     
  10. ninjapoodles

    ninjapoodles Sees What You Did There

    May 24, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    Here's a hen in the front of this pic, about the same age at the time this was taken. All the rest are toms.

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