What am I?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Scottingitup, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. Scottingitup

    Scottingitup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What gender is this turkey?
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  2. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Which one? They all defiantly look like toms... except for the hen to the very right.

    Beautiful Red Bourbons!

    ~AnnElise
     
  3. Scottingitup

    Scottingitup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one in the center sorry.
     
  4. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    That's fine. Beautiful birds!

    ~AnnElise
     
  5. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From everything I've read if they gobble, or "display" or "strut" like that they are boys.[​IMG]
     
  6. FGF Blue Hen

    FGF Blue Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    I would bet it is a hen. Notice the lack of coloring on her head. This girl, yes girl, did us the same way. I waited all year in 2010 to get fertile eggs from my pair of Royal Palms. I don't know how many eggs failed to develop. At the end of the year, we realized we had 2 hens.We got our girls a tom and this year we has lots of babies running around, but ....it is a hen.
     
  7. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting! I've never seen a hen strut!



    OP: Can you get a better picture of the head?
     
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  8. FGF Blue Hen

    FGF Blue Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    I still have this girl. Notice the lack of coloring on her head. She had us fooled for a entire year!
     
  9. Scottingitup

    Scottingitup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fgf wins. It was a trick question I knew she was a hen but I haven't seen her strut until today, she was very irritated that I would not allow her to beat up my roo. She did this right after I pushed her away from him with my foot.
     
  10. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! She looks so Tommish!!! [​IMG]
     

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