Turkey Question

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Morgan7782, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    I was camping recently and saw some wild turkeys. There was an appendage hanging from the chest of some turkeys, and I was wondering what this was? Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. goldenluver

    goldenluver Songster

    May 20, 2009
    Springfield, Oregon
    a beard

    a very coarse patch of hair, feels like an old broom
     
  3. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    Thank you! I assume only the males have it? Does it have any purpose? Thanks for the info [​IMG]
     
  4. on some varieties the females have it to.

    Steve
     

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