turkey waddle color

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cletus the rooster, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. im new to turkeys and was wondering what the different colors of the jakes waddle means it goes from white to red and back again in an instant it is amazing to watch any ideas would be great and very helpful
  2. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Songster

    Jun 30, 2010
    Aitkin, MN
    My turkeys' waddles (and head for that matter) seem to change color with moods. If I make certain noises when I am sitting with them, they will all turn bright red, even the hens. Make different noises, and they seem to calm down and go pale. But sometimes they are all red for no apparent reason. It is amazing how fast they can change color.

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