Turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by thomascmrn, Nov 1, 2016.

  1. thomascmrn

    thomascmrn Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I have 2 turkeys now they both seem to be losing fethers but they seem to be coming back is that normal they are bout 5 mounths old
     
  2. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member


    Hi. Welcome to BYC.

    They are just molting, I am guessing. Where do you live? It makes difference on when they molt.


    Please join us as we talk about our turkeys on:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/newestpost/966414
     
  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    At 5 months they are probably molting their baby feathers and beginning to get their adult feathers. Poults go through multiple molts as they grow.
     
  4. thomascmrn

    thomascmrn Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh that I just got to looking at her neck and she's losing them but thx it's been the same way with my tom he's doing it to
     

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